Table 1

Cohort characteristics at baseline (n=2241)

CountWeighted proportion95% CIs
 Female15810.57(0.54 to 0.60)
 Male6600.43(0.40 to 0.46)
Age group
 16–349410.43(0.40 to 0.46)
 35–549790.43(0.41 to 0.46)
 55+3210.14(0.12 to 0.15)
 White19070.71(0.68 to 0.74)
 Black320.04(0.03 to 0.06)
 Asian1560.14(0.12 to 0.17)
 Mixed900.05(0.04 to 0.06)
 Other560.06(0.04 to 0.08)
 Staff18510.82(0.80 to 0.85)
 PGR students3900.18(0.15 to 0.20)
Pre-existing major depressive disorder5190.22(0.20 to 0.24)
Pre-existing generalised anxiety disorder5120.21(0.19 to 0.23)
Living alone2500.12(0.10 to 0.13)
Number of children living with you
 016000.72(0.70 to 0.75)
 12760.12(0.10 to 0.14)
 23160.14(0.12 to 0.15)
 3+490.02(0.01 to 0.03)
Participant is key worker*2830.13(0.11 to 0.14)
  • *Key worker status was assessed by asking participants ‘Are you currently fulfilling a ‘key worker’ role as identified by the government?’ The possible responses were: (1) Health, social care or relevant related support worker (including laboratory staff); (2) Worker involved in medicines or protective equipment production or distribution; (3) Public safety or national security worker; (4) Key public services worker (eg, justice staff, religious staff, public service journalist or mortuary worker); (5) Local or national government worker delivering essential public services; (6) Teacher or childcare worker still travelling in to work (7) Transport worker; (8) Food chain worker (eg, production, sale, delivery); (9) Utility worker (eg, energy, sewerage, postal service) or (10) Other key worker.