Community COVID Survey: What have you been doing?

We are keen to know what you have been doing during COVID-19 restrictions. Your responses will be used to help communities recover from effects of the pandemic. We would be grateful if you could complete this anonymous survey (you should be aged 18 years or over to take part). The survey has 10 questions which should take no longer than 15 minutes.

Before taking part in the survey, please read our Privacy Notice (or paste https://culturehealthresearch.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/community_covid_privacy_notice.pdf into your browser):

For more information about who we are and what our research is about, please visit: https://culturehealthresearch.wordpress.com/community-covid/ 

If you have queries about this survey please contact:
 
linda.thomson@ucl.ac.uk
  

QUESTIONS:

1. What have you done with your free time during COVID-19 restrictions? Please list your main activities below: 

(These could include arts, crafts, choirs, dance, DIY, fitness, games, gardening, music, nature, puzzles, reading, volunteering, walking, writing, etc.)

 
2. What are the advantages of taking part in these activities?
 
3. What are the disadvantages of taking part in these activities?
 
4. How often have you taken part in these activities compared with before COVID-19 restrictions? (Please select one)
Much less often  
Quite a lot less often  
A little less often  
No change  
A little more often  
Quite a lot more often  
Much more often  

5. How do you usually take part in these activities? (Please select one)

‘Online’ means social media, websites, apps, live streaming, online forums, etc. and ‘Offline’ means in person, in a garden or park, at a venue, etc.

Online alone  
Online with other people  
Offline alone  
Offline with other people  
6. How much have these activities helped you feel connected with other people? (Please select one)
Not at all  
A little  
Around half the time  
Often  
Always  
7. Please select one box (out of five) for each word to indicate how you feel on a typical day:
 1 = I don’t feel…2 = I feel a little bit…3 = I feel fairly…4 = I feel quite a bit…5 = I feel extremely…
Active
Alert
Enthusiastic
Excited
Happy
Inspired
8. Please select one box (out of three) for each question to indicate how you feel on a typical day:
  1 = Hardly ever 2 = Some of the time 3 = Often
How often do you feel that you lack companionship?
How often do you feel left out?
How often do you feel isolated from others?
9. Which age group are you in?
18-29  
30-39  
40-49  
50-59  
60-69  
70-79  
80+  
Prefer not to say  
10. Where do you live?
Northern Scotland  
Southern Scotland  
North East  
North West  
Yorkshire and the Humber  
East Midlands  
West Midlands  
East of England  
South East England  
South West England  
London  
North Wales  
South Wales  
Northern Ireland  

Thank you very much for taking part in the survey.

The survey is anonymous but if you are interested in volunteering to help further with our research, including taking part in up to four 30-minute interviews (phone or video), then please fill in your name and email / contact details below:

For more information about who we are and what our research is about, please visit: https://culturehealthresearch.wordpress.com/community-covid/

If you have queries about this survey please contact: linda.thomson@ucl.ac.uk

I am interested in volunteering to help further with the research, including taking part in up to four 30-minute interviews (phone or video), my name and contact details are as follows (email, phone/mobile or postal address):