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Table 1 Behaviors of wearing a mask and keeping physical distance based on age and gender in public transport system in pandemic of COVID-19 (Iran, 2021)

From: Investigating the COVID-19 related behaviors in the public transport system

   Women N (%) Men N (%) Total
Facemask use Age years Yes No Yes No Yes No
< 25 97 (96.0) 4 (4.3) 87 (80.6) 21 (19.4) 184 (88.0) 25 (12.0)
26–50 215 (96.0) 9 (4.0) 167 (88.8) 21 (11.2) 382 (92.7) 30 (7.3)
> 50 32 (97.0) 1 (3.0) 80 (80.8) 19 (19.2) 112 (84.8) 20 (15.2)
Total 344 (96.1) 1 (3.0) 334 (84.6) 61 (15.4) 678 (90.0) 75 (10.0)
P-value 0.96 0.08 0.01
Physical distancing Age years       
< 25 63 (62.4) 38 (37.6) 61 (56.5) 47 (43.5) 124 (59.3) 85 (40.7)
26–50 132 (58.9) 92 (41.1) 130 (69.1) 58 (30.9) 262 (63.3) 150 (36.4)
> 50 29 (87.9) 4 (12.1) 71 (27.1) 28 (28.3) 100 (75.8) 32 (24.2)
Total 224 (62.6) 134 (37.4) 262 (66.3) 133 (33.7) 486 (64.5) 267 (35.5)
P-value 0.006 0.03 0.007