Table 3

Queen’s University percentage reporting by gender, age group and year of study

Could you describe the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social distancing have had on
GenderAge groupYear of study
MaleFemaleP value*≤1819–20≥21P value*Incoming1st/2nd≥3rdP value*
Your university studies?
Negative65.271.8<0.0167.273.768.7<0.0160.174.771.3<0.01
Neutral28.322.928.320.523.734.820.022.2
Positive6.55.34.55.77.55.15.36.5
Your plans to continue at university?
Negative28.529.40.1431.431.523.2<0.0133.128.627.7<0.01
Neutral60.862.258.260.269.154.862.765.2
Positive10.78.410.48.47.712.28.77.0
Your perception of online/remote learning?
Negative61.161.30.3762.864.054.5<0.0161.061.461.10.99
Neutral23.124.722.123.827.924.123.824.5
Positive15.814.015.112.217.714.914.814.5
Your academic grades?
Negative29.027.20.2327.330.724.3<0.0121.732.127.0<0.01
Neutral46.950.346.947.756.050.646.452.1
Positive24.122.525.821.619.827.721.420.9
Your prospects for summer internships/exchanges/academic pursuits?
Negative63.969.80.0164.373.965.6<0.0156.774.368.8<0.01
Neutral32.026.831.821.831.738.822.027.9
Positive4.13.53.94.32.74.43.73.3
Your prospects for summer employment?
Negative65.371.4<0.0168.571.467.6<0.0162.273.769.3<0.01
Neutral27.223.023.722.328.528.820.625.6
Positive7.55.77.96.33.89.05.75.0
Your prospects to realise your career aspirations?
Negative33.839.40.0129.442.045.8<0.0125.438.746.1<0.01
Neutral57.853.962.450.448.665.954.347.1
Positive8.56.88.27.65.68.87.06.7
Your finances?
Negative46.454.1<0.0146.055.756.0<0.0140.356.554.9<0.01
Neutral41.736.543.035.133.747.235.134.7
Positive11.99.311.09.210.312.58.510.5
Your ability to access enough food or other essential items?
Negative10.210.90.868.312.212.6<0.019.010.312.40.02
Neutral81.080.682.378.481.580.081.880.0
Positive8.88.69.49.45.911.07.87.6
Your ability to exercise?
Negative46.641.1<0.0140.442.747.50.0140.442.045.90.02
Neutral27.526.526.228.825.025.928.925.0
Positive25.932.433.428.527.633.729.129.1
Your ability to participate in hobbies/leisure activities?
Negative57.156.3<0.0154.158.257.80.0255.756.157.30.96
Neutral20.514.715.717.615.516.316.616.0
Positive22.429.130.224.226.828.027.326.6
Your ability to connect with your friends and your social life?
Negative72.774.60.5670.877.274.9<0.0168.875.776.0<0.01
Neutral16.815.516.214.817.217.914.516.2
Positive10.49.913.08.08.013.39.97.7
Your relationships with your family members?
Negative20.226.6<0.0124.624.426.10.4423.126.424.40.22
Neutral48.339.040.142.842.443.039.343.4
Positive31.634.435.332.931.633.934.332.3
  • Notes: (1) *p value for χ2 test, (2) sample size by strata: 868 males and 2111 females; 1222≤18, 1062 ages 19–20 years and 729≥21); 765 incoming, 1238 1st/2nd year and 1010 ≥3rd year.