Coronavirus (COVID-19) and society: what matters to people in Scotland?

Findings from an open free text survey taken to understand in greater detail how the pandemic has changed Scotland.

Annex A – Survey Questions

1. How do you feel at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic?

2. How do you feel thinking about the year ahead?

3. Which protective measures do you find the easiest to follow and why?

4. Which protective measures do you find the hardest to follow and why?

5. What has made it difficult for you to follow measures and guidance?

6. In the last 3 months have you or your household self-isolated because of COVID-19?

If yes, what factors made this easier or more difficult?

7. Please tell us about any of your experiences with the following (if they are relevant to you), and how it has impacted on you or your household:

  • your neighbourhood and amenities
  • unpaid caring responsibilities
  • working from home
  • reduced social contact and social interaction
  • regular testing

8. What kind of help would make you feel generally safer and more supported at the moment?

About You

1. To which gender identity do you most identify?

2. How old are you?

3. Do you have any long-standing physical or mental impairments, illness or disability, expected to last 12 months or more? (please select one option only)

4. If you answered yes to the above question, does your condition limit your day-to-day activities in any way? (please select one option only)

5. What is your ethnic group?

6. Would you consider yourself to be a carer (someone who supports someone else)? For example, an unpaid person who looks after a family member, partner or friend because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction who cannot cope without support

7. What is your employment status?

8. How well would you say you are managing financially these days?



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