Attitudes, behaviours and barriers to public health measures for COVID-19: a survey to inform public health messaging

Abstract

Public support of public health measures including physical distancing, masking, staying home while sick, avoiding crowded indoor spaces and contact tracing/exposure notification applications remains critical for reducing spread of COVID-19. The aim of our work was to understand current behaviours and attitudes towards public health measures as well as barriers individuals face in following public health measures. We also sought to identify attitudes persons have regarding a COVID-19 vaccine and reasons why they may not accept a vaccine.

Publication
BMC Public Health
Blake Shaffer
Blake Shaffer
Assistant Professor

My research interests include electricity markets, demand response, electric vehicles, and climate policy

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