Generation Scotland

CovidLife

Over 20,000 adults and teenagers have been surveyed in CovidLife and TeenCovidLife so far. We asked how coronavirus (COVID-19) government measures have been affecting them. Results are now available for use in research. We'll have further results in the near future.

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CovidLife 

The CovidLife survey was launched on 17th April 2020 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In our baseline survey, we asked ~18,000 people a series of questions about how COVID-19 measures had been affecting them. Our second survey was completed by ~11,000 volunteers

We invited people, over the age of 18, living in the UK, to take part. Our volunteers included over 13,000 members of the general public and over 4,000 Generation Scotland participants. They were asked questions about the impact of the pandemic on their health, wellbeing, social and work life and education. The survey was conducted online, using Qualtrics.

Please find a full list of the questions asked below:

 

If you would like to reuse any of the questions from our survey, please let us know. Please also contact us if you would like a Qualtrics version. You can email us at access@generationscotland.org

We have also published a report on the initial survey findings, which can be found in the link below:

Initial results of CovidLife survey released

The CovidLife 2 survey has been conducted and data is available for research use. We hope to report results of the 2nd survey soon.

To gain access to CovidLife data, please complete the below form and pass this on to the Generation Scotland team at access@generationscotland.org.

TeenCovidLife 

Teenager with cap on sat with head resting on left hand. Looking at black phone in right hand

The TeenCovidLife survey was launched on 22nd May 2020. In our baseline survey, we asked ~5,500 young people a series of questions about how COVID-19 measures had been affecting them. Our second survey was completed by ~3,000 new and previous volunteers.

We invited young people aged 12-17 to get involved. They were asked questions about the impact of the pandemic on their school and home life, as well as their overall health and wellbeing. The survey was conducted online, using Qualtrics.

Please find a full list of the questions asked below:

 

If you would like to reuse any of the questions from our survey, please let us know. Please also contact us if you would like a Qualtrics version. You can email us at access@generationscotland.org

We have also published a report on the initial survey findings, which can be found in the link below:

TeenCovidLife: The results are in

The The TeenCovidLife 2 survey has been conducted and data is available for research use. We hope to report results of the 2nd survey soon.

To gain access to TeenCovidLife data, please complete the below form and pass this on to the Generation Scotland team at access@generationscotland.org.

RuralCovidLife

Scotland Viaduct

The RuralCovidLife survey was launched on 14th October 2020. In our baseline survey, we asked ~3,000 Scottish, rural, volunteers a series of questions about how COVID-19 measures had been affecting them.  The questions were tailored and designed by people from rural communities. We did this to make sure we asked about topics relevant to our volunteers.

Please find a full list of the questions asked below:

 

If you would like to reuse any of the questions from our survey, please let us know. Please also contact us if you would like a Qualtrics version. You can email us at access@generationscotland.org

We have also published a report on the initial survey findings, which can be found in the link below:

Rural voices heard as first RuralCovidLife results published

This is the first in a series of surveys. Initial RuralCovidLife data is available for research use. 

To gain access to RuralCovidLife data, please complete the below form and pass this on to the Generation Scotland team at access@generationscotland.org.