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Table 2 Association between studied variables and mucormycosis perception

From: Perception of mucormycosis infection among Bangladeshi healthcare workers: an exploratory cross-sectional study in the year following the COVID-19 pandemic

Variables n (%) Perception
Mean and SD F/t test value p-value
Sociodemographic variables
Age (in year)     
 < 24 18 (4.27) 21.89 ± 4.90 5.34 0.001
  24–27 168 (39.81) 24.15 ± 4.77   
  28–30 146 (34.60) 24.86 ± 4.59   
  > 31 90 (21.33) 25.89 ± 3.65   
Gender     
 Male 201 (47.63) 24.09 ± 4.77 2.53 0.012
 Female 221 (52.37) 25.20 ± 4.32   
Residence     
 Rural 50 (11.85) 25.24 ± 4.22 0.94 0.348
 Urban 372 (88.15) 24.59 ± 4.61   
Profession     
 Doctor 191 (45.26) 25.88 ± 3.89 14.47  < 0.001
 Nurse 161 (38.15) 24.0 ± 4.91   
 Others 70 (16.59) 22.91 ± 4.63   
Income (monthly)     
 < 20,000 BDT 89 (21.09) 22.67 ± 4.88 12.39  < 0.001
 20000–30000 BDT 163 (38.63) 24.85 ± 4.59   
 > 30000 BDT 170 (40.28) 25.55 ± 4.07   
Marital status     
 Unmarried 193 (45.73) 23.92 ± 4.77 − 3.12 0.002
 Married 229 (54.27) 25.30 ± 4.30   
Having children     
 Yes 106 (25.12) 25.20 ± 4.07 − 1.48 0.140
 No 316 (74.88) 24.49 ± 4.72   
Living status     
 Alone 89 (21.09) 24.75 ± 4.33 0.19 0.849
 With others 333 (78.91) 24.65 ± 4.64   
Work-related variables
Job type     
 Government 145 (34.36) 25.41 ± 4.31 2.41 0.016
 Private 277 (65.64) 24.29 ± 4.66   
Working condition     
 COVID-19 133 (31.52) 24.81 ± 5.07 0.39 0.701
 Non COVID-19 289 (68.48) 24.61 ± 4.33   
Having PPE     
 Yes 147 (34.83) 24.84 ± 4.49 − 1.04 0.298
 No 275 (65.17) 24.35 ± 4.70   
Direct patient contact     
 Yes 316 (74.88) 24.68 ± 4.68 − 0.05 0.959
 No 106 (25.12) 24.65 ± 4.23   
COVID-19 related variables
COVID-19 positive     
 Yes 118 (27.96) 25.11 ± 4.78 − 1.23 0.218
 No 304 (72.04) 24.5 ± 4.48   
FNF COVID-19 positive     
 Yes 381 (75.53) 24.58 ± 4.70 0.42 0.208
 No 103 (24.47) 25.00 ± 4.13   
FNF COVID-19 death     
 Yes 93 (22.09) 25.51 ± 4.48 − 1.98 0.049
 No 328 (77.91) 24.45 ± 4.57   
  1. The bold p-value indicates the significant variables
  2. FNF, friend and family