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Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic in Pakistani Population

Authors

  • Shamaila Haassnain Central Park Medical College, Lahore
  • Aqsa Iqbal
  • Muhammad Waleed Usama
  • Fiyyaz Atif

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6457700

Keywords:

COVID-19, Stress, Mental Health

Abstract

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the economic, social and mental health of families living in Lahore, Pakistan.

Methodology: A cross-sectional survey conducted for six months included total 200 participants filled a self-designed questionnaire through convenient sampling. The structured questionnaire collected information on socio-demographic profile and data on impact of COVID-19 on economic, social and mental status of residents of Lahore

Results: The mean age of the respondents was 42 + 10.281 in years. Nearly 50% of the participants were affected from stress. Most of the participants were stressed, living in nuclear families.

Conclusion: COVID-19 pandemic has strong impact on family income. Stress levels were raised especially among male respondents and discord in the family was highlighted. The participants engaged in private jobs were more stressed. Access to friends and families were restricted in this pandemic. Keywords: COVID-19, stress, mental health.

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27-01-2022 — Updated on 13-03-2022

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Shamaila Haassnain, Aqsa Iqbal, Muhammad Waleed Usama, & Fiyyaz Atif. (2022). Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic in Pakistani Population. MedERA - Journal of CMH LMC and IOD, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6457700 (Original work published January 27, 2022)