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Table 9 Response summary for question: How much of the time did you feel in control over your life in general?

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 %
Always 68 23.0 92 30.9 20 28.2 25 35.2 48 21.4 67 29.9
Often 85 28.7 122 40.9 20 28.2 26 36.6 65 29.0 96 42.9
Sometimes 76 25.7 50 16.8 17 23.9 13 18.3 58 25.9 36 16.1
Rarely 49 16.6 25 8.4 8 11.3 5 7.0 41 18.3 20 8.9
Never 18 6.1 9 3.0 6 8.5 2 2.8 12 5.4 7 3.1
Total 296 100.0 298 100.0 71 100.0 71 100.0 224 100.0 226 100.0
Wilcoxon sign rank (Z) −14.91***, d = 1.54 −7.32***, d = 1.56 −12.98***, d = 1.55
  1. Note. *** = p-value < 0.001; d = Cohen’s D