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Table 2 Univariate analysis of the differences in attitudes to consent COVID-19 information has been disclosed timely among the included residents stratified by geographic characteristics

From: Timeliness of information disclosure during the low transmission period of COVID-19: resident-level observational study in China

Variables Eastern China Central China Western China
N (%) χ2 P Evidence Degrees N (%) χ2 P Evidence Degrees N (%) χ2 P Evidence Degrees
Total 421 (100) NA NA NA 1470 (100) NA NA NA 470 (100) NA NA NA
Consent COVID-19 information has been released timely.
 Yes 277 (65.80) NA NA NA 1124 (76.46) NA NA NA 303 (64.47) NA NA NA
 No 144 (34.20) 346 (23.54) 167 (35.53)
Gender
 Male 181 (42.99) 5.126 0.024 High 558 (37.96) 3.937 0.047 High 203 (43.19) 0.048 0.826 Low
 Female 240 (57.01) 912 (62.04) 267 (56.81)
Age group, y
 18–44 323 (76.72) 18.673 < 0.001 High 1175 (79.93) 18.164 < 0.001 High 347 (73.83) 44.103 < 0.001 High
 45–59 61 (14.49) 232 (15.78) 76 (16.17)
  > 60 37 (8.79) 63 (4.29) 47 (10.00)
Highest educational level
 Primary school or below 17 (4.04) 1.302 0.522 Low 27 (1.84) 8.786 0.012 High 24 (5.11) 2.555 0.279 Low
 Middle school 24 (5.70) 123 (8.37) 39 (8.30)
 College degree or above 380 (90.26) 1320 (89.80) 407 (86.60)
Place of residence
 Urban 288 (64.41) 8.912 0.003 High 754 (51.29) 15.953 < 0.001 High 330 (70.21) 3.396 0.065 Low
 Rural 133 (31.59) 716 (48.71) 140 (29.79)
Employment status
 Employed 270 (64.13) 0.006 0.940 Low 508 (34.56) 3.078 0.079 Low 236 (50.21) 38.391 < 0.001 High
 Unemployed 151 (35.87) 962 (65.44) 234 (49.79)
Have a chronic disease (diagnosed by a doctor)
 Yes 286 (67.93) 3.773 0.052 Low 985 (67.01) 0.012 0.912 Low 350 (74.47) 0.647 0.421 Low
 No 135 (32.07) 485 (32.99) 120 (25.53)
Marital status
 Unmarried 222 (52.73) 1.491 0.222 Low 1061 (72.18) 4.981 0.026 High 277 (58.94) 24.806 < 0.001 High
 Married 199 (47.27) 409 (27.82) 193 (41.06)
The primary way to get information about the COVID-19
 Traditional Media (Television, Radio and Newspapers) 238 (56.53) 0.249 0.618 High 850 (57.82) 0.377 0.539 High 273 (58.09) 0.153 0.696 High
 Emerging media (Weibo, WeChat and Interent news) 183 (43.47) 620 (42.18) 197 (41.91)
COVID-19 have a large impact on your life
 Strongly disagree 103 (24.47) 7.361 0.118 Low 395 (26.87) 2.569 0.632 Low 122 (25.96) 9.503 0.050 High
 Disagree 181 (42.99) 596 (40.54) 187 (39.79)
 Not sure 105 (24.94) 342 (23.27) 155 (24.47)
 Agree 16 (3.80) 82 (5.58) 26 (5.53)
 Strongly agree 16 (3.80) 55 (3.74) 20 (4.26)