Table 1

Descriptive and background statistics for the UK and USA

CountryTotal
UKUSA
Diagnosis of COVID-19
Medical diagnosis or positive test
 No9329441876
 Yes6856124
Work and commuting factors
Type of workplace
 Intermediate6946891383
 Transport related171633
 Other work282351
 Other non-work261272533
Belong to a trade union
 No7848461630
 Yes216154370
Consultation on transmission
 No6886891377
 Yes312311623
Can work from home mainly
 No6086291237
 Yes392371763
Public transport to get to work
 No7678441611
 Yes233156389
Personal factors
Age
 18–24185120305
 25–34258257515
 35–44257257514
 45–54176161337
 >54124205329
Gender
 Male5005001000
 Female5005001000
Income
 High_i11395208
 Lower_i204213417
 Lower_ii179284463
 Middle_i282217499
 Middle_ii222191413
Shared accommodation/kitchen
 No7876401427
 Yes213360573
Risk preference
 No379365744
 Yes6216351256
Extraversion
 No505454959
 Yes4955461041
Taller than 6 ft
 No8328291661
 Yes168171339
  • A key for income categories is given in the online supplemental materials.