Table 1

Demographic characteristics of KCL CHECK baseline cohort

Staff
(n=2106)
PGR students
(n=484)
Count (weighted %)*Count (weighted %)*
GenderFemale1450 (56)345 (56)
Male645 (43)135 (43)
Other5 (0)0 (0)
Prefer not to say5 (0)5 (0)
Missing0 (0)0 (0)
Age group18–2455 (3)65 (17)
25–34670 (32)310 (62)
35–44650 (31)65 (15)
45–54390 (18)20 (3)
55–64270 (13)15 (3)
65+70 (3)5 (1)
Missing0 (0)0 (0)
EthnicityWhite1740 (68)335 (53)
Black30 (5)10 (3)
Asian130 (13)60 (23)
Mixed80 (4)15 (6)
Other40 (7)25 (7)
Missing85 (4)45 (8)
RelationshipSingle390 (20)130 (28)
Civil partnership, married, cohabiting, non-cohabiting1550 (73)300 (63)
Divorced, separated, widowed80 (3)10 (2)
Missing85 (4)45 (8)
BirthplaceUK1290 (60)200 (37)
EU (not UK)385 (15)110 (18)
Other335 (21)125 (37)
Missing95 (4)45 (8)
Housing arrangementsPrivately owned (self)940 (42)75 (14)
Rent (social)35 (2)5 (1)
Rent (private, voluntary)680 (33)295 (64)
Other360 (19)65 (13)
Missing90 (4)45 (8)
Household membersLives with others1785 (85)395 (83)
Lives alone230 (11)45 (9)
Missing90 (4)45 (8)
Number of children living with01460 (69)430 (86)
1275 (13)20 (5)
2+370 (18)30 (8)
Missing0 (0)0 (0)
Age of youngest childNo children1300 (62)415 (84)
<5225 (11)30 (9)
5–11205 (10)10 (3)
12–17130 (6)10 (1)
18+240 (11)15 (3)
Missing0 (0)0 (0)
Other caring responsibilitiesNone1825 (87)420 (86)
Has other caring role195 (9)20 (7)
Missing85 (4)45 (8)
Participant is keyworkerNot a keyworker1695 (79)375 (79)
Keyworker285 (15)50 (11)
Missing130 (6)60 (10)
Another household member is keyworkerYes400 (21)90 (19)
No1530 (71)330 (69)
Missing175 (8)65 (12)
  • *Counts rounded to nearest five to avoid disclosing small numbers. Percentages weighted to account for non-representativeness in terms of age group, gender and ethnic group.

  • KCL CHECK, King’s College London Coronavirus Health and Experiences of Colleagues at King’s; PGR, postgraduate research.