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Table 2 Covid-19-related health (n = 2190)

From: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on mental and physical health in Denmark – a longitudinal population-based study before and during the first wave

Participants’ own illness related to Covid-19
 General concerns about Covid-19 (1–10); mean (SD) 5.0 (2.4)
 Have experienced symptoms of Covid-19; % (n) 16.7 (365)
 Have been in contact with the health care system because of Covid-19 symptoms; % (n) 4.4 (96)
 Have been tested for Covid-19; negative % (n)/ positive % (n) 6.1 (134) / 0.4 (9)
 Suspect to have been infected [1–10]; median (IQR) 1 (1–2)
 Worried about being infected [1–10]; mean (SD) 4.5 (2.7)
 Worried about getting seriously ill if infected (0–10); median (IQR) 3 (2–6)
 Worried about infecting others [1–10]; median (IQR) 5 (2–7)
 Been placed in quarantine – by authorities; % (n) 2.3 (51)
 Been placed in quarantine – by own choice; % (n) 17.8 (390)
Covid-19-related illness among family and friends
 Worried about others getting infected [1–10]; median (IQR) 6 (3–8)
 Personal acquaintances have been infected; % (n) 14.2 (311)
 Personal acquaintances have been hospitalized; % (n) 3.5 (77)
 Personal acquaintances have died; % (n) 1.3 (29)
Government and health authorities’ recommendations
 Obey the recommendations from health authorities [1–10]; median (IQR) 10 (9–10)
 Trust the recommendations from health authorities [1–10]; median (IQR) 9 (8–10)
 Agree with the restrictions given by the government [1–10]; median (IQR) 9 (8–10)
The consequences of the pandemic
 Get emotionally affected by the pandemic [1–10]; median (IQR) 3 (2–5)
 Believe the pandemic to have significant consequences in future life [1–10]; median (IQR) 5 (3–7)
 Participants’ own management of restrictions in work life [1–10]; median (IQR) 9 (8–10)
 Participants’ own management of restrictions in social life [1–10]; median (IQR) 9 (8–10)
 Feel more lonely during the Covid-19 pandemic [1–10]; median (IQR) 3 (1–6)
Participants’ everyday life during the Covid-19 pandemic
 Feel challenged in everyday life [1–10]; median (IQR) 5 (4–5)
 Feel challenged because of children being at home [1–10]; median (IQR) 1 (1–5)
  1. SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range
  2. The full Covid-19 tailored questionnaire is displayed in Appendix A