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Table 2 Covid-19 general concerns and contagion risk perception

From: Psychological reaction to Covid-19 of Italian patients with IBD

  n % Mean (± SD)
Risk susceptibility (N = 998) 3.6 (± 0.90)
Low (1–2) 102 10.1
Medium (3) 298 29.4
High (4–5) 598 59.0
Risk severity (N = 983) 7.9 (± 2.1)
Low (1–3) 48 4.7
Medium (4–7) 320 31.6
High (8–10) 615 60.7
Subject tested for COVID-19 with PCR test (N = 1014)
Yes 25 2.5  
No 989 97.5
Subject’s result for Covid-19 with PCR test (N = 25)
Yes 4 16  
No 16 64
I do not know 5 20
Subject thought to have contracted the virus without testing
Yes 61 6.1  
No 578 57.4
I do not know 368 36.5
Risk sensitivity for close contact (N = 636) 4.1 (± 0.89)
Low (1–2) 35 5.5
Medium (3) 88 13.8
High (4–5) 513 80.7
Covid-19 diagnosis of close contacts (N = 983)
Yes 371 36.7  
No 561 55.5
I do not know 78 7.7
  1. The numbers in brackets in italic represent the points of Likert scale that were grouped together
  2. SD standard deviation