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Table 5 Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on various aspects of life

From: Perceptions of Covid-19 lockdowns and related public health measures in Austria: a longitudinal online survey

On a scale of 1 to 10 indicate how much the Covid-19 has impacted on the following domains of your life (1 ‘No disruption at all, 10 ‘Serious disruption’)
Lockdown March/April Lockdown November/December  
  Mean (SD) 1 ‘No disruption at all’ 10 ‘Serious disruption’   Mean (SD) 1 ‘No disruption at all’ 10 ‘Serious disruption’ Change in meana
Impact on family life 3.80 (2.90) 36% 5% Impact on family life 4.70 (2.68) 19% 5% 0.90**
Impact on marriage 3.39 (2.99) 45% 7% Impact on marriage 3.56 (2.94) 36% 8% 0.17
Impact on parenting 2.93 (2.66) 56% 2% Impact on parenting 3.45 (2.86) 44% 3% 0.52
Impact on friendships 5.28 (3.00) 18% 11% Impact on friendships 6.73 (2.45) 5% 12% 1.45***
Impact on work 4.60 (3.22) 28% 11% Impact on work 5.09 (3.06) 21% 11% 0.49
Impact on education 3.83 (3.29) 47% 9% Impact on education 4.94 (3.32) 28% 11% 1.11**
Impact on leisure 6.43 (3.01) 13% 21% Impact on leisure 7.51 (2.54) 6% 30% 1.08***
Impact on spirituality 2.84 (2.72) 59% 5% Impact on spirituality 3.19 (2.82) 53% 5% 0.35
Impact on community 6.24 (3.08) 14% 20% Impact on community 7.27 (2.76) 9% 26% 1.03***
Impact on physical self-care (diet, exercise, sleep) 3.38 (2.81) 44% 3% Impact on physical self-care (diet, exercise, sleep) 3.85 (2.76) 28% 6% 0.47
  1. Note: The areas impacted the least are in bold, the areas impacted the most are in italics.
  2. aTwo-sample t test with unequal variances; *p<.05, **p<.01, ***p<.001