Year : 2022 | Volume
: 43 | Issue : 2 | Page : 116--121
Predictors of coronavirus disease 2019 anxiety and coping among different age groups of Egyptian population
Omaima R.E Madkor1, Dalia K Zayet2, Dina H Abdelhady3, Passant M AbdulJawad4, Khalid E Elsorady5
1 Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt
2 Department of Psychiatry, Kasr Al Ainy Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
3 Department of Statistics, Faculty of Commerce, Kafr El Sheikh University, Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt
4 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Art, Kafr El Sheikh University, Kafr El Sheikh; Main Center for Sustainable Development, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
5 Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Abbasiya, Cairo, Egypt
Objectives To determine predictors of anxiety and coping during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic among different age groups of Egyptian population.
Patients and methods A cross-sectional study of 500 participants who completed an online questionnaire for anxiety and coping the following tools: COVID-19 Coping Responses Inventory, Coping Responses Inventory, COVID-19 Life Events−Anxiety Inventory, and the Arabic version of State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Correlation between different variables, anxiety and coping related to COVID-19 was evaluated by Pearson’s correlation coefficient. Regression analysis was performed to evaluate predictors for anxiety and coping.
Results COVID-19 Life Events (C-19L) is the most important in predicting COVID-19 related Anxiety (C-19A) as it has B value of 0.568 followed by level of education (B=0.217), and, monthly family income (B=0.140).
Conclusion This study shows the impact of sociodemographic factors in predicting COVID-19 anxiety and coping among various sectors in the Egyptian community.
PhD Omaima R.E Madkor
The Martyr Engineer Ahmed Shawky Hospital for Elderly Medicine, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Abbasiya, Cairo 1156
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Madkor OR, Zayet DK, Abdelhady DH, AbdulJawad PM, Elsorady KE. Predictors of coronavirus disease 2019 anxiety and coping among different age groups of Egyptian population.Egypt J Psychiatr 2022;43:116-121
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Madkor OR, Zayet DK, Abdelhady DH, AbdulJawad PM, Elsorady KE. Predictors of coronavirus disease 2019 anxiety and coping among different age groups of Egyptian population. Egypt J Psychiatr [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Sep 24 ];43:116-121
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