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Table 2 Description of the quarantine/confinement situation and stressors among the participants (N=407)

From: Association between eating behavior and quarantine/confinement stressors during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak

  Frequency Percentage
Quarantine/confinement stressors
Closed and prolonged coexistence with the family
  Yes 327 80.4%
  No 80 19.6%
Financial difficulty due to the quarantine/confinement
  Yes 140 34.5%
  No 267 65.5%
Difficulty buying the desired food and products
  Yes 114 28.0%
  No 293 72.0%
Lack of physical contact with friends   
  Most of the time 189 46.5%
  Some of the time 22 5.4%
  Rarely 58 14.4%
  Never 137 33.7%
  Constant sense of insecurity for themselves and loved ones
  Yes 174 42.8%
  No 233 57.2%
Physical exercise practice during quarantine/confinement
  Yes 240 58.9%
  No 167 41.1%
  Mean SD
Fear of COVID-19 scale 28.49 9.19
Short Boredom Proneness scale 24.12 11.79
Length of quarantine/confinement in days 26.05 10.69
Number of adults living in the quarantine/confinement 3.21 1.30
Number of children living in the quarantine/confinement 0.54 0.96