Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health tracker study - wave 1 report

Findings of wave 1 of the Scottish COVID-19 (SCOVID) Mental Health Tracker Study based on questionnaire data collected between 28 May and 21 June 2020 (a period which coincided with the Phase 1 easing of lockdown measures).

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Annex 4. COVID-19 Contextual factors

Table F(1). Respondents' own experiences of COVID-19 and family/friends' experiences of COVID-19
Response Respondent (%) Family or friends (%)
Yes, diagnosed and recovered 0.4 8.5
Yes, diagnosed and still ill 0.4 0.9
Yes, diagnosed and died (family/friends) 2.6
Not formally diagnosed but suspected and recovered 6.0 10.0
Not formally diagnosed but suspected and still ill 0.8 0.8
Don't know 14.2 10.6
No 78.2 66.7
Table F(2). Perceptions on the chances of getting COVID-19 compared to others of the same sex and age, split by sociodemographic groups
Much below average (%) Below average (%) Aver age (%) Above average (%) Much above average (%) Don't know (%)
All respondents 4.5 16.5 51.5 14.8 4.8 8.0
Socioeconomic group
Low 4.2 14.5 49.8 15.1 6.8 10.2
High 4.6 17.7 53.0 14.6 3.5 6.5
Age group
18-29 7.7 21.6 46.3 9.0 3.2 12.2
30-59 3.9 14.2 56.9 12.8 4.2 8.0
60+ 2.9 16.0 47.0 22.5 7.1 4.5
Ethnicity
White 4.3 16.2 51.6 15.3 4.9 7.6
BAME 6.5 22.0 48.8 4.9 2.4 15.4
Mental health condition
No MH 4.9 16.9 52.8 13.5 4.6 7.4
Yes MH 2.1 13.6 42.6 23.6 6.3 11.8
Gender
Female 3.5 13.7 54.9 14.9 4.8 8.2
Male 5.4 19.2 47.8 14.9 4.8 7.8

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