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Table 3 Network size by alter roles—“easy-to-reach” network

From: Constructing personal networks in light of COVID-19 containment measures

  Single (males) Single (females) In couple (males) In couple (females)
% Mean (sd) Median % Mean (sd) Median % Mean (sd) Median % Mean (sd) Median
(a) Young adults
 Parents 49.4 0.9 0 56 1 1 49.3 0.9 0 47.3 0.8 0
(0.93) (0.96) (0.95) (0.93)
 Siblings 34.9 0.4 0 42.8 0.6 0 44.7 0.6 0 37.6 0.5 0
(0.67) (0.77) (0.81) (0.80)
 Friends 68.9 2.9 2 68.6 2.7 2 56.7 2.2 1 55.6 2.1 1
(3.05) (2.81) (2.80) (2.62)
 Neighbors 48.1   0 56.6   1 47.9   0 56.1   1
(b) Elderly
 Children 43.9 0.7 0 58.9 1 1 61.8 1 1 60.8 1 1
(0.92) (0.97) (0.92) (0.93)
 Siblings 38.9 0.6 0 37.4 0.6 0 44.7 0.8 0 40.7 0.7 0
(0.92) (0.92) (0.98) (0.97)
 Grandchildren 34.8 0.7 0 48 1 0 48.8 1 0 48.7 1 0
(1.1) (1.19) (1.17) (1.19)
 Friends 31.8 1.1 0 30.7 0.9 0 31.6 1.1 0 28.7 1 0
(2.21) (1.84) (2.17) (2.12)
 Neighbors 45.4   0 50.7   1 50.7   1 48.7   0