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Q. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, do any of the following statements apply to you?
|I have stayed away from cities or town centres||20%||27%||22%||13%|
|I have avoided going to restaurants||20%||26%||23%||11%|
|I have stayed away from shopping centres||17%||23%||19%||9%|
|I have cancelled an overseas trip||15%||26%||16%||4%|
|None of these||70%||57%||66%||84%|
- 30% of participants have changed their behaviour in some way listed – with 20% saying they have either stayed away from cities or town centres, or avoided going to restaurants.
- 18-34 year olds (43%), university educated (39%), capital city residents (34%) and those with dependent children (36%) are most likely to report changing their behaviour since the Coronavirus outbreak.
- Whereas 55+ year olds (16%), those with a secondary school education (20%), non-capital residents (23%) and participants without dependent children (27%) are least likely to report behavioural changes.
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