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Table 10 Level of loneliness for persons, males and females

From: Life in a time of COVID: a mixed method study of the changes in lifestyle, mental and psychosocial health during and after lockdown in Western Australians

  Persons Males Females
Lockdown Post-lockdown Lockdown Post-lockdown Lockdown Post-lockdown
n % n % n % n % n % n %
Not lonely 91 30.8 135 45.2 20 28.2 35 48.6 71 31.8 100 44.2
Moderately 90 30.5 77 25.8 27 38.0 20 27.8 62 27.8 57 25.2
Severely 114 38.6 87 29.1 24 33.8 17 23.6 90 40.4 69 30.5
Total 295 100.0 299 100.0 71 100.0 72 100.0 223 100.0 226 100.0
Wilcoxon sign rank (Z) −5.47***, d = 0.46 −3.55***, d = 0.62 −4.41***, d = 0.43
  1. Note. *** = p-value < 0.001; d = Cohen’s D