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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation of the sexual relationship regarding Protection Motivation according to demographic characteristics (n = 716)

From: Motivation for protection in sexual relationship during the COVID-19 quarantine: analysis of the sociodemographic variables of the Iranian population

Variable M (SD) T or F p-value
Gender Female 74.67 (12.91) 0.567 0.571
Male 73.88 (15.50)
Marital status Married 74.40 (13.45) 1.81 0.164
Divorced & Widow 74.02 (12.22)
Temporary marriage 79.61 (10.63)
Job Full-time 75.41 (13.89) 2.468 *0.031
Part-time 69.12 (9.57)
Self-employment 78.26 (12.26)
Else 73.67 (10.63)
No job 76.24 (13.60)
Housewife 73.43 (13.67)
Education Diploma 74.73 (12.84) 0.118 0.906
University 74.53 (13.38)
Spouse’s Education Diploma 74.36 (13.73) 0.282 0.778
University 74.72 (13.34)
Live Tehran 73.93 (14.35) 1.805 0.145
Another city 75.17 (12.77)
Tehran & my spouse other city 73.33 (12.91)
Other city & my spouse Tehran 67.62 (10.43)
Information TV 74.86 (13.32) 1.448 0.217
BBC & VOA 72.63 (14.19)
Telegram 73.51 (12.32)
Ministry of Health 77.16 (13.03)
Else 73.88 (14.61)
Corona I catch, and my spouse did not 72.63 (14.53) 0.689 0.559
I did not catch it, and my spouse caught 74.27 (13.42)
I and my spouse did not catch 74.91 (13.26)
I and my spouse caught 74.63 (11.86)
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