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01 March 2024: Human Study

Levels of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Among Saudi Arabia’s Medical and Dental Practitioners: A Cross-Sectional Study Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ahmad H. Jabali 1ABDEF , Hemant Ramesh Chourasia 1ABDEF* , Mohammed Y. Tarrosh 1ABDF , Yaser A. Alhazmi 2ABCD , Mohammed Y. Aljabri 2ABCD , Uma H. Chourasia 3ABCF , Abrar Hakami 4ABCF , Riyadh Alroomy 5ADEF

DOI: 10.12659/MSMBR.942676

Med Sci Monit Basic Res 2024; 30:e942676

Table 5 Comparison of the DAS domains scores between the different socio-demographic variables for medical participants (N=201).

Age group20.4±11.30.02011.4±11.20.09815.5±12.70.002
≥30 y16.0±6.68.1±7.99.4±8.0
Marital statusSingle19.4±11.10.27110.8±11.30.47915.0±12.60.014
Having childrenNo children19.3±6.80.06014.9±8.10.00613.6±8.50.228
1–2 children17.8±8.29.1±8.110.0±9.5
≥3 children15.4±6.57.2±7.89.3±7.7
Monthly income, in SAR (Saudi Arabian Riyal)18.2±9.90.30610.8±10.70.24913.9±11.30.033
10 000–20 00018.6±9.38.8±7.811.2±10.3
>30 00015.6±6.47.8±8.78.9±8.3
Living conditionAlone13.8±5.10.2247.8±5.60.93312.2±7.90.481
With family17.9±9.19.5±9.611.8±10.6
Working, days per weekNo17.9±11.00.58910.8±12.00.08614.3±12.20.012
≤4 d17.6±10.47.2±9.17.3±8.0
>4 d17.6±7.49.3±7.911.7±9.7
Sleeping hours≤6 h19.1±9.40.00610.2±9.60.08511.8±9.50.423
>6 h15.6±7.98.2±9.111.8±11.8
Surfing social media≤4 h16.5±8.30.0038.1±7.70.03010.1±8.70.009
>4 h20.6±9.912.5±12.215.9±13.1
Smoking statusNon-smoker17.5±9.10.6579.1±9.80.14111.5±10.30.537
Previous smoker17.9±8.68.9±8.411.3±11.0
Current smoker18.6±9.111.5±8.013.8±10.9
Physical exerciseNo18.0±9.00.4508.4±8.20.09911.0±9.80.302
DAS – depression, anxiety, stress; GP – general practitioner.

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