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Table 4 Comparison of anxiety levels according to some variables

From: Knowledge, attitudes and anxiety towards influenza A/H1N1 vaccination of healthcare workers in Turkey

  State anxiety
(Mean ± SD)
P value Trait anxiety
(Mean ± SD)
P value
Sex     
   Women 41.4 ± 10.2 P*<0.005 43.9 ± 8.6 P* > 0.05
   Men 37.9 ± 10.9   42.2 ± 9.1  
Job Title     
   Doctor 38.6 ± 10.6 P** > 0.05 41.7 ± 10.1 P** > 0.05
   Nurse 41.5 ± 10.2   43.9 ± 7.2  
   Allied Health Worker 39.2 ± 11.0   43.8 ± 9.1  
Work site     
   UH 39.8 ± 10.4 P* > 0.05 42.7 ± 8.5 P* > 0.05
   SH 39.8 ± 10.9   43.6 ± 9.3  
Is swine flu a serious outbreak?     
   Yes 40.2 ± 10.6 P* > 0.05 43.4 ± 8.9 P* > 0.05
   No 39.1 ± 10.8   42.7 ± 8.9  
Is swine flu a fatal disease?     
   Yes 40.6 ± 10.2 P* > 0.05 43.9 ± 9.2 P* > 0.05
   No 39.0 ± 11.1   42.4 ± 8.5  
Is the vaccine protective?     
   Yes 37.6 ± 10.8 P* > 0.05 41.6 ± 10.1 P* > 0.05
   No 40.3 ± 10.6   43.5 ± 8.6  
Is the vaccine safe?     
   Yes 35.1 ± 10.5 P* < 0.01 41.0 ± 9.0 P* > 0.05
   No 40.3 ± 10.5   43.4 ± 8.4  
Were you vaccinated?     
   Yes 39.0 ± 11.9 P* > 0.05 42.5 ± 7.8 P* > 0.05
   No 39.9 ± 10.5   45.2 ± 9.1  
  1. *: t-test **: ANOVA