Table 1

Participant characteristics by country

China (N=1135)UK (N=1293)
CountryMeanSDN%MeanSDN%
Demographics
Age, years30.996.8251.5114.75
Sex, female60753.568953.3
In relationship89378.789269.0
Isolation
In quarantine vs not in quarantine14212.538930.1
Behaviours
Social distancing
Avoiding others showing cold or influenza-like symptoms106393.7129995.1
When I get a chance to get out I maintain at least a metre’s distance from others106693.9124596.3
Medication
Taking vitamins to protect me40035.242132.6
Taken traditional medicines to keep me safe31828.016412.7
Risk of SMI
K6≥1321719.121516.6
  • SMI, severe mental illness.