Table 1

Description of the Queen’s (Canadian) summer 2020 survey sample, including student levels of knowledge on COVID-19, following of recommendations, and approaches to self-isolation

Age (years)n (%)
≤181222 (40.6)
19–201062 (35.3)
≥21729 (24.2)
Gender
Female2111 (70.1)
Male868 (28.8)
Other34 (1.13)
Programme of study
Arts, humanities and social sciences1019 (33.8)
Life and physical sciences824 (27.4)
Engineering and applied science607 (20.2)
Business166 (5.5)
Computing93 (3.1)
Nursing92 (3.1)
Health sciences64 (2.1)
Law74 (2.5)
Medicine74 (2.5)
Year of study
Incoming765 (25.4)
First721 (23.9)
Second517 (17.2)
Third536 (17.8)
Fourth369 (12.3)
Fifth or sixth105 (3.5)
International/domestic status
Domestic2788 (92.5)
International225 (7.5)
Knowledge level on COVID-19
1 (very poor) to 3209 (6.9)
4664 (22.0)
5 to 7 (very good)2140 (71.0)
Following COVID-19 recommendations
1 (not at all) to 391 (3.0)
4203 (6.7)
5 to 7 (very much so)2719 (90.2)
Approach to self-isolation
No change/life as usual125 (4.0)
Minor change but not isolation1075 (34.2)
Self-isolation1946 (61.9)