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Table 1 Descriptive statistics among the studied cases and according to residence

From: Egyptian school children awareness and precautions in Covid19 pandemic: a cross sectional survey study

Variables All cases
(N = 708)
Residence P value
Urban
(N = 576)
Non-urban
(N = 132)
Age (years)
 6–9 212 (29.9%) 179 (31.1%) 33 (25.0%) 0.554#
 9–12 161 (22.7%) 130 (22.6%) 31 (23.5%)  
 12–15 132 (18.6%) 104 (18.1%) 28 (21.2%)  
 15–18 203 (28.7%) 163 (28.3%) 40 (30.3%)  
Sex
 Male 378 (53.4%) 315 (54.7%) 63 (47.7%) 0.148#
 Female 330 (46.6%) 261 (45.3%) 69 (52.3%)  
Education
 Primary 342 (48.3%) 280 (48.6%) 62 (47.0%) 0.916#
 Preparatory 147 (20.8%) 118 (20.5%) 29 (22.0%)  
 Secondary 219 (30.9%) 178 (30.9%) 41 (31.1%)  
 COVID-19 infected student 19 (2.7%) 16 (2.8%) 3 (2.3%) 1.000§
 COVID-19 infected relative 120 (16.9%) 92 (16.0%) 28 (21.2%) 0.148#
Source of information about COVID-19
 Internet 465 (65.7%) 394 (68.4%) 71 (53.8%) 0.001#*
 Media 401 (56.6%) 334 (58.0%) 67 (50.8%) 0.131#
 Family 390 (55.1%) 308 (53.5%) 82 (62.1%) 0.072#
 Friends 134 (18.9%) 105 (18.2%) 29 (22.0%) 0.322#
 Medical staff 125 (17.7%) 107 (18.6%) 18 (13.6%) 0.179#
  1. Bold value indicate significance of the data
  2. Data presented as frequency (percent)
  3. #Chi square test
  4. §Fishers Exact test
  5. *Significant (< 0.050)
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