Table 1

Characteristics of study participants (n=41)

CharacteristicsN (%)
Age (in years), mean±SD56.3 (10.8)
Male25 (61%)
Educational statusCollege graduate and above7 (17%)
High school/secondary school25 (61%)
Literate/primary school4 (10%)
Illiterate5 (12%)
Employment statusEmployed22 (54%)
Homemaker12 (29%)
Retired7 (17%)
Household income≤10 000 INR13 (32%)
10 001–30 000 INR18 (44%)
≥30 000 INR10 (24%)
Diabetes mellitus29 (71%)
High blood pressure30 (73%)
Heart disease10 (24%)
Chronic kidney disease3 (7%)
Stroke2 (5%)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease2 (5%)
Anxiety/depressionNot worried or depressed32 (78%)
Moderately anxious or depressed9 (22%)
Participant diagnosed or treated for COVID-19Yes12 (29%)
Hospitalised for COVID-195 (12%)
No. of days hospitalised, mean±SD9 (3.6)
  • INR, Indian rupees.