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Table 2 Household and outside contacts during first wave lockdown among 1850 participants. Shown is the household situation and some aspects of behavior involving outside contacts for the 1850 participants (via self-completion questionnaire). Sensitivity analyses restricting to immediate responders (May 13th to June 12th, 2020) showed the same (Supplementary Table 3)

From: Changes in healthcare seeking and lifestyle in old aged individuals during COVID-19 lockdown in Germany: the population-based AugUR study

Household and outside contacts Overall
n = 1850
Women
n = 972
Men
n = 878
Household
 Living alone, % (n) 36.4 (664) 50.9 (489) 20.3 (175)
 Living with 1 person, % (n) 62.3 (1137) 47.7 (458) 78.7 (679)
 Living in a nursing home, % (n) 1.3 (23) 1.5 (14) 1.0 (9)
Outside contacts
 Contact with infected personb, % (n) 1.0 (18) 0.8 (7) 1.3 (11)
 Living with younger generationa, % (n) 2.7 (50) 2.0 (19) 3.5 (31)
 Using public transportc, % (n) 25.6 (465) 30.5 (291) 20.2 (174)
 Doing errandsc, % (n) 81.4 (1488) 80.8 (778) 82.1 (710)
 Having a help come to the householdc, % (n) 18.0 (325) 19.7 (186) 16.1 (139)
  1. aDefined as additional person in household with < 50 years of age. bContact for > 15 min at a distance < 1.5 m or person in the same household infected. cDefined as ever using public transport / ever doing errands / ever having a help come to the household during February 1st until July 12th, 2020
  2. Available n (overall, women, men): Contact with infected person 1783/ 927 / 856; living with younger generation person 1824/ 961 / 863; using public transport 1814/ 953 / 861; doing errands 1828/ 963 / 865; having a help come to the household 1809/ 945 / 864;