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Table 2 Percentages of participants who discontinued or maintained the selected activities during COVID-19 lockdown

From: Meaningful activities during COVID-19 lockdown and association with mental health in Belgian adults

  ‘Don’t do anymore’Participants who discontinued activities ‘Still do’Participants who maintained the activities
Self-care (n = 1754) 0.2% 99.8%
Free time activities indoors (n = 1697) 2.7% 97.3%
Social activities outdoors (n = 1619) 37.4% 62.6%
Household (n = 1616) 0.7% 99.3%
Free time activities outdoors (n = 1473) 17% 83%
Caring for my health through sports (n = 1436) 3.7% 96.3%
Caring for my health through cooking (n = 1351) 2.7% 97.3%
Sexuality (n = 1255) 13.1% 86.9%
Attending a training (n = 945) 4.6% 95.4%
Doing chores in and around the house (n = 841) 2% 98%
Going to work (n = 792) 6.4% 93.6%
Caring for family (n = 515) 0.6% 99.4%
Caring for others outside the family (n = 465) 18.5% 81.5%
Volunteering work (n = 401) 48.9% 51.1%
Caring for my health through mental activities (n = 385) 7% 93%
Student job (n = 326) 68.4% 31.6%
Doing chores for other people (n = 169) 39.6% 60.4%
Religious activities (n = 92) 12% 88%
  1. n = number of participants who performed the activity before the COVID-19 crisis