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Table 2 Median response outcomes to psychological variables

From: Non-adherence to COVID-19 containment behaviours: results from an all-Ireland telephone survey

Variable Median IQR
Depression (1–4, 4 = depressed nearly every day) 1.50 0.5 – 2.5
Anxiety (1–4, 4 = anxious nearly every day) 1.50 0.5 – 2.5
Loneliness (1–3.5, 3.5 = higher loneliness) 1.33 0.3 – 2.3
Self-rated health (1–5, 5 = very bad) 2.0 1—3
Perceived risk of COVID-19 to self (1–5, 5 = high perception of risk) 3.5 2.5 – 4.5
Perceived risk of COVID-19 to others (1–5, 5 = high perception of risk) 4.0 3—5
Perceived vulnerability of self to COVID-19 (1–5, 5 = high perception of vulnerability) 3.0 1.5 – 4.5
Perceived vulnerability of others to COVID-19 (1–5, 5 = high perception of vulnerability) 3.5 2.5 – 4.5
Fear of COVID-19 (1–5, 5 = high fear) 4.0 2–5
Handwashing response efficacy (1–5, 5 = high perception of efficacy) 4.5 3.5 – 5
Social distancing response efficacy (1–5, 5 = high perception of efficacy) 4.5 3.5—5
Handwashing response cost (1–5, 5 = high perception of cost) 1.5 0.5 – 2.5
Social distancing response cost (1–5, 5 = high perception of cost) 2.0 1 – 3
Handwashing self-efficacy (1–5, 5 = high perception of efficacy) 4.0 3 – 5
Social distancing self-efficacy (1–5, 5 = high perception of efficacy) 4.0 2 – 5
Social norms handwashing (1–5, 5 = high perception of social norms) 4.0 3 – 5
Social norms social distancing (5 = high perception of social norms) 4.0 3—5
  1. IQR Interquartile range