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Reasons for heightened anxiety during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK 2020

A survey carried out in the United Kingdom in May 2020, found that 56 percent of respondents said not knowing when the current coronavirus pandemic and lockdown will end is their main reason for heightened feelings of anxiety, while a further 40 percent reported concerns for their family is the main reason for greater anxiety.

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Share of reasons for people experiencing heightened anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in the United Kingdom as of May 2020

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Release date

May 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 7, 2020 to May 10, 2020

Number of respondents

1,062 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All respondents who are experiencing anxiety

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Original question worded in the source: You said that you have been experiencing anxiety during the current Coronavirus pandemic and UK lockdown. Which, if any, of the following reasons best describes why you are feeling anxious?

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