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Table 1 Demographic features of COVID-19 infected patients among the general population and hospital staff employees in Fars province, southern Iran

From: COVID-19 infection among healthcare workers: a cross-sectional study in southwest Iran

Variable General population n = 4854 Hospital staff n = 273 P-value between populations*
Frequency (%) P value* Frequency (%) P value*
Age group      
< 25 609 (16) < 0.001 15 (5.5) < 0.001 < 0.001
25 – 45 1863 (49)   229 (84.5)   
 > 45 1327 (34.9)   27 (10)   
Gender      
Female 2039 (43.6) < 0.001 146 (53.5) 0.250 0.001
Male 2639 (56.4)   127 (46.5)   
  1. * Chi-square test, significance level set at 0.05