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Table 1 Assignment of physical proximity requirements to lockdown index

From: A lockdown index to assess the economic impact of the coronavirus

Question: To what extent does this job require the worker to perform
job tasks in close physical proximity to other people?
Answer Score Lockdown index (from this to next category’s score)
I do not work near other people (beyond 100 ft.) 0 0
I work with others but not closely (e.g., private office) 25 0
Slightly close (e.g., shared office) 50 0.5
Moderately close (at arm’s length) 75 1
Very close (near touching) 100 c1
  1. This table lists the scores associated with different answers to the question about physical proximity requirements from O*NET (, along with our assignment of values for the lockdown index