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Table 4 Sample characteristics and psychological distress (N = 469)

From: General hospital staff worries, perceived sufficiency of information and associated psychological distress during the A/H1N1 influenza pandemic

Demographics  
   Age (years) [mean ± SD] 38.4 ± 8.7
   Female Gender, N (%) 321 (68.4%)
   Living alone, N (%) 147 (31.3%)
   Education, N (%)  
Below primary 13 (2.8%)
Primary 14 (3.0%)
High-School 159 (33.9%)
College/University 283 (60.3%)
   Children; yes, N (%) 296 (63.1%)
Profession, N (%)  
   Nurse 209 (44.6%)
   Medical 120 (25.6%)
   Allied 59 (12.6%)
   Auxiliary 81 (17.3%)
Mild to Moderate Psychological Distress (GHQ-28 > 5), N (%) 97 (20.7%)
Severe Psychological Distress (GHQ-28 > 11), N (%) 32 (6.8%)