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Table 2 Behaviors of wearing a mask and keeping physical distance based on gender and location 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
Face mask use Location Yes No Yes No Yes No
City center 120 (96.0) 5 (4.0) 49 (86.0) 8 (14.0) 169 (92.9) 13 (7.1)
Low SES 66 (98.5) 1 (1.5) 100 (80.0) 25 (20.0) 166 (86.5) 26 (13.5)
Moderate SES 76 (90.5) 8 (9.5) 97 (91.5) 9 (8.5) 173 (91.1) 17 (8.9)
High SES 82 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 88 (82.2) 19 (17.8) 170 (89.9) 19 (10.1)
Total 344 (96.1) 14 (3.9) 344 (84.6) 61 (15.4) 678 (90.0) 75 (10.0)
P-value 0.01 0.09 0.20
Physical distancing City center 61 (48.8) 64 (51.2) 33 (57.9) 24 (42.1) 94 (51.6) 88 (48.5)
Low SES 34 (50.7) 33 (49.3) 55 (44.0) 70 (56.0) 89 (46.4) 103 (53.6)
Moderate SES 61 (72.6) 23 (27.4) 89 (84) 17 (16) 150 (78.9) 40 (21.1)
High SES 68 (82.9) 14 (17.1) 85 (79.4) 22 (20.6) 153 (81.0) 36 (19.0)
Total 244 (62.6) 134 (37.4) 262 (66.3) 133 (33.7) 486 (64.5) 267 (35.5)
P-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001