Table 2

Associations between activity and symptom, symptom attribution and requesting a test

 Been out to… The shops for groceries/pharmacy The shops for things other than groceries/pharmacy Go to work Meet friends or family that you don’t live with Provide help or care for a vulnerable person OR for going out (95% CI)† P value aOR for going out (95% CI)‡ § P value OR for going out (95% CI)† P value aOR for going out (95% CI)‡ § P value OR for going out (95% CI)¶ P value aOR for going out (95% CI)§** P value OR for going out (95% CI)† P value aOR for going out (95% CI)‡ § P value OR for going out (95% CI)† P value aOR for going out (95% CI) ‡§ P value Symptom Fever Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Cough 1.10 (0.71 to 1.70) 0.67 1.30 (0.80 to 2.13) 0.29 0.75 (0.49 to 1.15) 0.19 0.93 (0.57 to 1.54) 0.79 0.95 (0.58 to 1.58) 0.85 1.35 (0.73 to 2.51) 0.34 0.93 (0.61 to 1.43) 0.75 0.95 (0.58 to 1.56) 0.85 0.68 (0.44 to 1.07) 0.09 0.87 (0.50 to 1.53) 0.64 Loss of taste/smell 1.07 (0.69 to 1.66) 0.77 1.03 (0.63 to 1.7) 0.91 1.19 (0.77 to 1.84) 0.42 1.12 (0.67 to 1.86) 0.66 1.17 (0.70 to 1.95) 0.56 1.10 (0.59 to 2.04) 0.77 1.10 (0.72 to 1.70) 0.66 0.99 (0.60 to 1.62) 0.96 0.98 (0.63 to 1.53) 0.95 0.80 (0.47 to 1.37) 0.42 Overall χ2(2)=0.2 0.91 χ2(2)=1.3 0.52 χ2(2)=4.5 0.11 χ2(2)=0.5 0.78 χ2(2)=0.6 0.73 χ2(2)=1.0 0.62 χ2(2)=0.6 0.74 χ2(2)=0.0 0.98 χ2(2)=3.5 0.17 χ2(2)=0.7 0.72 Attributed to† COVID-19 Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Infectious illness 1.05 (0.66 to 1.65) 0.84 1.34 (0.80 to 2.26) 0.27 0.91 (0.58 to 1.43) 0.69 1.51 (0.90 to 2.55) 0.12 1.34 (0.81 to 2.24) 0.26 2.37 (1.26 to 4.45) 0.008 1.03 (0.66 to 1.61) 0.90 1.37 (0.82 to 2.31) 0.23 0.82 (0.52 to 1.30) 0.40 1.32 (0.76 to 2.30) 0.32 Non- infectious illness 1.42 (0.78 to 2.58) 0.25 2.06 (1.05 to 4.05) 0.04 1.11 (0.62 to 1.97) 0.73 1.58 (0.81 to 3.07) 0.18 1.02 (0.52 to 1.97) 0.96 1.33 (0.59 to 3.02) 0.49 1.71 (0.96 to 3.05) 0.07 2.47 (1.27 to 4.80) 0.008 0.85 (0.47 to 1.54) 0.59 1.30 (0.64 to 2.63) 0.47 Overall χ2(2)=1.7 0.43 χ2(2)=4.4 0.11 χ2(2)=0.7 0.71 χ2(2)=2.7 0.26 χ2(2)=1.8 0.41 χ2(2)=8.0 0.02 χ2(2)=4.6 0.10 χ2(2)=7.3 0.03 χ2(2)=0.7 0.70 χ2(2)=1.0 0.60 Testing uptake† No test Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – Ref – LFT only 0.76 (0.47 to 1.23) 0.26 0.84 (0.48 to 1.46) 0.53 0.44 (0.28 to 0.72) 0.001* 0.58 (0.33 to 1.02) 0.06 0.57 (0.32 to 1.02) 0.06 0.87 (0.42 to 1.78) 0.70 0.56 (0.35 to 0.90) 0.02 0.70 (0.40 to 1.22) 0.20 0.27 (0.15 to 0.48) <0.001* 0.40 (0.20 to 0.80) 0.01 PCR test 0.43 (0.28 to 0.68) <0.001* 0.44 (0.27 to 0.74) 0.002* 0.4 (0.25 to 0.63) <0.001* 0.38 (0.22 to 0.65) <0.001* 0.54 (0.32 to 0.91) 0.02 0.49 (0.25 to 0.96) 0.04 0.50 (0.32 to 0.78) 0.002* 0.47 (0.28 to 0.80) 0.005 0.50 (0.31 to 0.79) 0.004 0.43 (0.24 to 0.78) 0.005 Overall χ2(2)=13.5 0.001* χ2(2)=9.6 0.008 χ2(2)=21.5 <0.001* χ2(2)=13.2 0.001* χ2(2)=7.3 0.03 χ2(2)=4.4 0.11 χ2(2)=12.2 0.002* χ2(2)=8.0 0.02 χ2(2)=24.3 <0.001* χ2(2)=11.8 0.003
• *P value≤0.002.

• †n=497 (99.8% valid responses).

• ‡n=462 (92.8% valid responses).

• §Adjusting for all socio-demographic characteristics.

• ¶n=355 (99.7% valid responses).

• **n=337 (94.7% valid responses).

• LFT, lateral flow test.