Primary Outcomes (explanation)
- Consumption: Total weekly spending on groceries and temptation goods (e.g., alcohol, cigarettes). Total monthly spending on rent, utilities, clothing, medication, transportation, debt, phone or internet access, and education.
- Food security: In May 2020, the (negatively coded) number of days the adults / children in the household reduced food consumption / went a full day without food; in May 2020, (negatively coded) indicators for whether adults / children in the household had to rely on others for food, or had to beg for food.
- Education: The number of hours children spent on education last week; indicators for the main challenges associated with children's education while schools are closed; indicators for the main actions taken to support children's education while schools are closed.
- Behaviors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus: in the last week, how often did he/she i) leave their home at any moment; ii) leave their home for work; iii) go to a market or food store; and iv) receive a visit at home. Also in the last week, how many people did he/she interact with excluding household members. Lastly, in the last week, whether he/she washed hands with soap and water more or less often than before the national quarantine, and whether he/she wore a face mask when going out in public. Total weekly spending on cleaning items to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (e.g., alcohol, soap, face masks, antibacterial gel hand sanitizer).
- Physical health: Indicators for whether any household member developed symptoms related to COVID-19 (e.g., cough, fever, difficulty breathing) since the national quarantine began.
- Mental health: Indicators for whether any household member felt anxiety or sadness, behaved more aggressively or had difficulty sleeping since the national quarantine began. Also, what their main source of concern is regarding the coronavirus pandemic (e.g., physical health, mental health, economic needs, other household members, not being able to educate children).
- Financial risk: Indicators for whether the household sold assets, used their savings, borrowed money, was unable to pay back a loan, or lent money to relatives since the national quarantine.
- Intimate partner violence: Indicators for whether an individual experienced physical, emotional, economic, or sexual violence (this information is available only for those living with their significant other).
- Trust and attitudes towards the government: whether he/she trusts the Colombian government to promote the well-being of its citizens; whether he/she supports the national quarantine; whether he/she supports emergency aid programs rolled out by the government in response to the coronavirus pandemic; whether he/she supports evading the VAT; and whether he/she would voluntarily donate money and/or work to support his/her community.