Table1

 Demographic data of all 92 staff members in the emergency department and in the psychiatric ward

VariablesStatistics
Values are expressed as n (%) unless specified otherwise.
*Mean (SE; range).
Age (years)33.82 (0.68; 23–54)*
Sex
    Male8 (8.7%)
    Female84 (91.3%)
Marital status
    Single34 (37.0%)
    Married58 (63.0%)
Number of children1.13 (0.12; 0–3)*
Number of cohabitants3.16 (0.22; 0–12)*
Work load (days/week)4.67 (0.11; 0–7)*
Health condition
    Physical
        Fair71 (77.2%)
        Seldom minor illness19 (20.6%)
        Chronic illness2 (2.2%)
    Mental
        Fair92 (100%)
Quarantine due to SARS
    No91 (98.9%)
    Yes1 (1.1%)
Quarantine of family
    No92 (100%)
    Yes0
Self-observation
    Very serious stress4 (4.3%)
    Serious stress38 (41.3%)
    Mild stress44 (47.8%)
    No stress6 (6.5%)