Table 1

Characteristics of adult household contacts by number of young children

0 children aged 0–11 years1 child aged 0–11 years2 children aged 0–11 years3+ children aged 0–11 years
Number of adults241 26641 19823 7833850
Adults who are healthcare workers121 004 (50.15)22 025 (53.46)13 179 (55.41)2237 (58.10)
Age, mean (SD)44.53 (15.04)39.82 (10.58)39.01 (8.08)38.47 (6.62)
Male105 116 (43.57)17 639 (42.82)10 803 (45.42)1783 (46.31)
Scottish index of multiple deprivation
1 – most deprived37 242 (15.44)5655 (13.73)2447 (10.29)373 (9.69)
246 147 (19.13)7700 (18.69)3599 (15.13)582 (15.12)
348 659 (20.17)7491 (18.18)4280 (18.00)706 (18.34)
452 847 (21.90)9701 (23.55)6102 (25.66)999 (25.95)
5 – least deprived56 371 (23.36)10 651 (25.85)7355 (30.93)1190 (30.91)
Race/ethnicity – non-white7768 (3.22)2088 (5.07)1162 (4.89)259 (6.73)
Comorbidity count
None207 796 (86.13)37 315 (90.57)21 924 (92.18)3564 (92.57)
One24 897 (10.32)3231 (7.84)1579 (6.64)252 (6.55)
Two or more8573 (3.55)652 (1.58)280 (1.18)34 (0.88)
Occupation of healthcare worker in household
Nursing and midwifery102 514 (42.49)18 688 (45.36)10 085 (42.40)1530 (39.74)
Administrative services44 929 (18.62)6710 (16.29)3236 (13.61)404 (10.49)
Support services27 294 (11.31)3232 (7.85)1386 (5.83)236 (6.13)
Medical and dental20 836 (8.64)4326 (10.50)3586 (15.08)849 (22.05)
Allied health profession20 007 (8.29)3798 (9.22)2974 (12.50)442 (11.48)
Other25 686 (10.65)4444 (10.79)2516 (10.58)389 (10.10)
Occupational role of healthcare worker in household
Non-patient facing50 441 (20.91)7453 (18.09)3667 (15.42)471 (12.23)
Patient facing137 697 (57.07)25 461 (61.80)15 485 (65.11)2627 (68.23)
Undetermined53 128 (22.02)8284 (20.11)4631 (19.47)752 (19.53)
Part time working in healthcare worker in household
Whole time147 608 (61.18)19 482 (47.29)8296 (34.88)1206 (31.32)
Part time88 351 (36.62)20 329 (49.34)14 183 (59.64)2281 (59.25)
Not recorded5307 (2.20)1387 (3.37)1304 (5.48)363 (9.43)
Tested for SARS-CoV-214 736 (6.11)2835 (6.88)1823 (7.67)354 (9.19)
  • Statistics are the number (percentage) of adults with each characteristic except for age, which is given as the mean and SD.