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Table 2 Parents/carers’ demographics

From: The COV-ED Survey: exploring the impact of learning and teaching from home on parent/carers’ and teachers’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdown

  Parents who were not teachers Parents who were teachers All parents
  N = 284 N = 45 N = 329
Gender
  Female 244 (85.9%) 37 (82.2%) 281 (85.4%)
  Male 39 (13.7%) 8 (17.8%) 47 (14.3%)
  Other/Unknown 1 (0.4%) 0 1 (0.3%)
Age
  18–24 0 0 0
  25–34 9 (3.2%) 2 (4.4%) 11 (3.3%)
  35–44 103 (36.3%) 16 (35.6%) 119 (36.2%)
  45–54 153 (53.9%) 25 (55.6%) 178 (54.1%)
  55–64 16 (5.6%) 2 (4.4%) 18 (5.5%)
  65 & over 2 (0.7%) 0 2 (0.6%)
  Unknown 1 (0.4%) 0 1 (0.3%)
Ethnicity
  White 257 (90.5%) 39 (86.7%) 296 (90.0%)
  Minority ethnicities 25 (8.8%) 4 (8.9%) 29 (8.8%)
  Unknown 2 (0.7%) 2 (4.4%) 4 (1.2%)
Region
  West Midlands 207 (72.9%) 33 (73.3%) 240 (72.9%)
  Othera 75 (26.4%) 11 (24.4%) 86 (26.1%)
  Unknown 2 (0.7%) 1 (2.2%) 3 (0.9%)
WEMWEBS score (mean, sd) 43.7 (9.6) 45.91 (8.2) 44.01 (9.44)
WEMWEBS score (categorical)b
  Above average (60–70) 16 (5.6%) 1 (2.2%) 17 (5.2%)
  Average (43–59) 135 (47.5%) 30 (66.7%) 165 (50.1%)
  Below average (14–42) 133 (46.8%) 14 (31.1%) 147 (44.7%)
  1. aOther regions: East Midlands & East of England, London & South East, North England, South West
  2. bCut points are based on the UK population [32]