Table 1

Participant demographics (n=681)

Participants
n (%)
Gender
 Male68 (10.0%)
 Female608 (89.3%)
 Other4 (0.6%)
 Prefer not to say1 (0.1%)
Age groups (years)
 18–24114 (16.7%)
 25–34173 (25.4%)
 35–44100 (14.7%)
 45–54124 (18.2%)
 55–64102 (15.0%)
 65–7447 (6.9%)
 ≥7521 (3.1%)
Ethnicity
 New Zealand/European503 (73.9%)
 Māori14 (2.1%)
 Samoan5 (0.7%)
 Cook Island Māori1 (0.1%)
 Chinese19 (2.8%)
 Indian20 (2.9%)
 Other119 (17.5%)
Relationship status
 Single, never married155 (22.8%)
 Single, divorced or widowed66 (9.7%)
 In a relationship/married but living apart47 (6.9%)
 In a relationship/married and cohabiting408 (59.9%)
 Prefer not to say5 (0.7%)
Education (highest level of attainment)
 None6 (0.9%)
 Seventh grade or lower (primary school)4 (0.6%)
 NCEA levels 1–3134 (19.7%)
 Levels 5 and 6 diploma36 (5.3%
 Bachelor’s degree161 (23.6%)
 Postgraduate311 (45.7%)
 Other (eg, Wānanga—Iwi)29 (4.3%)
Place of residence
 Northland11 (1.6%)
 Auckland292 (42.9%)
 Waikato69 (10.1%)
 Bay of Plenty/Gisborne19 (2.8%)
 Hawkes Bay22 (3.2%)
 Taranaki22 (3.2%)
 Manawhatu-Whanganui18 (2.6%)
 Wellington69 (10.1%)
 Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough57 (8.4%)
 West Coast20 (2.9%)
 Canterbury61 (9.0%)
 Otago12 (1.8%)
 Southland9 (1.3%)
Keyworker status
 Health, social care or relevant related support worker224 (32.9%)
 Teacher or childcare worker still travelling in to work14 (2.1%)
 Transport worker still travelling in to work1 (0.1%)
 Food chain worker (eg, production, sale, delivery)7 (1.0%)
 Key public services worker (eg, justice staff, public service journalist or mortuary worker)7 (1.0%)
 Local or national government worker delivering essential public services16 (2.3%)
 Utility worker (eg, energy, sewerage, postal service)3 (0.4%)
 Public safety or national security worker3 (0.4%)
 Worker involved in medicines or protective equipment production or distribution2 (0.3%)
 Other 'keyworker' role not listed33 (4.8%)
 Not a keyworker371 (54.5%)
Living alone (or with others)
 Living alone72 (10.6%)
 Living with others609 (84.9%)
COVID-19 risk status
 Most at risk (eg, suffering from advanced cancer, severe asthma/COPD, etc)48 (7.0%)
 At increased risk (eg, being pregnant, aged over 70 years, etc)90 (13.2%)
 Not at risk543 (79.7%)
Pet ownership
 Yes389 (57.1%)
 No292 (42.9%
Health behaviours
 Smoker36 (5.3%)
 Non-smoker645 (94.7%)
Exercise frequency
 Every day295 (43.3%)
 2–3 times a week212 (31.1%)
 Once a week71 (10.4%)
 Less than once a week68 (10.0%)
 Never35 (5.1%)
Alcohol consumption
 Daily65 (9.5%)
 4–6 times a week90 (13.2%)
 1–3 times a week219 (32.2%)
 Less than once a week103 (15.1%)
 Never204 (30.0%)
  • COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; NCEA, National Certificates of Educational Achievement.