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Factors Associated with Mental Health Results among Workers with Income Losses Exposed to COVID-19 in China

School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(15), 5627; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155627
Received: 5 June 2020 / Revised: 17 July 2020 / Accepted: 31 July 2020 / Published: 4 August 2020
(This article belongs to the Collection Outbreak of a Novel Coronavirus: A Global Health Threat)
The outbreak and worldwide spread of COVID-19 has resulted in a high prevalence of mental health problems in China and other countries. This was a cross-sectional study conducted using an online survey and face-to-face interviews to assess mental health problems and the associated factors among Chinese citizens with income losses exposed to COVID-19. The degrees of the depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress symptoms of our participants were assessed using the Chinese versions of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), the Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7), the Insomnia Severity Index-7 (ISI-7), and the revised 7-item Impact of Event Scale (IES-7) scales, respectively, which found that the prevalence rates of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress caused by COVID-19 were 45.5%, 49.5%, 30.9%, and 68.1%, respectively. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed to identify factors associated with mental health outcomes among workers with income losses during COVID-19. Participants working in Hubei province with heavy income losses, especially pregnant women, were found to have a high risk of developing unfavorable mental health symptoms and may need psychological support or interventions. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; depression; anxiety; insomnia; distress; income losses COVID-19; depression; anxiety; insomnia; distress; income losses
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Li, X.; Lu, P.; Hu, L.; Huang, T.; Lu, L. Factors Associated with Mental Health Results among Workers with Income Losses Exposed to COVID-19 in China. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 5627. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155627

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Li X, Lu P, Hu L, Huang T, Lu L. Factors Associated with Mental Health Results among Workers with Income Losses Exposed to COVID-19 in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020; 17(15):5627. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155627

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Li, Xin, Peixin Lu, Lianting Hu, Tianhui Huang, and Long Lu. 2020. "Factors Associated with Mental Health Results among Workers with Income Losses Exposed to COVID-19 in China" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17, no. 15: 5627. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155627

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