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Table 1 Sociodemographic data of participants (N = 1277)

From: Perceived changes of specific attitudes, perceptions and behaviors during the Corona pandemic and their relation to wellbeing

  n % of responders Mean ± SD Range
Gender     
Women 859 67.5   
men 414 32.5   
Age (years) 1261   50.9 ± 14.9 15–92
Living conditions     
Family household 534 41.8   
Shared house 131 10.3   
Single 252 19.7   
Retirement home 1 0.1   
Monastery/community 162 12.7   
Profession     
Administration 181 14.2   
Economy 134 10.5   
Education 178 13.0   
Medicine/health 234 17.0   
Church 314 22.9   
Other 391 28.5   
Corona tested     
Positively tested 10 0.8   
Negatively tested 103 8.1   
No testing 1164 91.2   
Irritated or unsettled by different statements about the danger and the course of the corona infection in the public media 1277   1.4 ± 0.9 0–3
Not at all 220 17.2   
A little 493 38.6   
somewhat 389 30.5   
very much 175 13.7   
Religious affiliation     
Catholics 740 57.9   
Protestant 235 18.3   
Other 72 5.7   
None 241 18.9   
Faith as strong hold in difficult times     
Disagreement 271 21.5   
Undecided 344 27.2   
Agreement 648 51.3   
Awe/gratitude (GrAw-7) 1267   66.8 ± 17.9 0–100
Meditation    Meditation was practices quite often 30%  
Never 407 33.9  
At least once per month 176 14.6  
At least once per week 257 21.4  
At least once per day 362 30.1  
Praying    Praying was often used quite often 49%  
Never 321 26.8  
At least once per month 121 10.1  
At least once per week 175 14.6  
At least once per day 581 48.5  
Mood lifting drugs    Mood lifting drugs were rarely used 4%  
Never 1129 95.4  
At least once per month 10 0.8  
At least once per week 10 0.8  
At least once per day 34 2.9  
Alcohol consumption    Daily alcohol consumption was rather rare 8%  
Never 312 25.8  
At least once per month 355 29.4  
At least once per week 442 36.6  
At least once per day 99 8.2  
Physical activity/sporting     
Never 170 14.2   
At least once per month 162 13.5   
At least once per week 633 52.8   
At least once per day 234 19.5   
Walking outside in nature     
Never 36 2.8   
At least once per month 169 13.2   
At least once per week 631 52.2   
At least once per day 373 30.9   
Wellbeing and burden     
Wellbeing (WHO-5 100) 1268   60.6 ± 20.8 0–100
Wellbeing (WHO-5 sum) 1268   15.1 ± 5.2 0–25
WHO-5 sum scores < 13 376 29.7   
WHO-5 sum scores 13–18 501 39.5   
WHO-5 sum scores > 18 391 30.8   
Life satisfaction (BMLSS-10) 1266   68.1 ± 15.1 0–100
Daily life restrictions (NRS) 1265   47.3 ± 26.2 0–100
Under pressure/stress (NRS) 1231   35.0 ± 29.5 0–100
Anxiety/insecurity (NRS) 1258   22.8 ± 23.8 0–100
Loneliness/social isolation (NRS) 1240   23.9 ± 27.4 0–100
Financial-economic situation (NRS) 1257   18.6 ± 28.0 0–100