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Table 1 Sociodemographic, psychosocial and behavioural characteristics of the sample

From: Identifying targets for interventions to support public adherence to government instructions to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Variable % M SD
Gender
 Men, n = 1092 48.5
 Women, n = 1160 51.5
Age 48.26 17.50
Social Grade
 Non-manual, n = 1284 57.0
 Manual / unemployed, n = 968 43.0
Ethnicity    
 White, n = 2095 93.0
 Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic/Prefer not to say, n = 157 7.0
Overall Adherence (0–10) 8.84 1.54
Resistance to Staying Inside 5.0
Resistance to Physical Distancing 4.3
Resistance to Hand Hygiene 3.0
Physical Capability: “I am PHYSICALLY able to follow the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions” (0–10)   7.72 2.34
Psychological Capability: “I am PSYCHOLOGICALLY able to follow the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions” (0–10)   7.55 2.30
Physical Opportunity: “I have the PHYSICAL opportunity to follow the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions” (0–10)   7.37 2.45
Social Opportunity: “I have the SOCIAL opportunity to follow the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions” (0–10)   7.13 2.55
Reflective Motivation: “I am motivated to follow the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions” (0–10)   7.71 2.40
Automatic Motivation: “Following the UK government’s COVID-19-related instructions is something that I do automatically” (0–10)   6.83 2.45