Awareness of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. as of January 2020

According to a January 2020 survey, three quarters of adults in the U.S. have seen, read, or heard either a lot or some information about the outbreak of the new coronavirus. In comparison, 12 percent reported having heard nothing at all. This statistic shows the proportion of U.S. adults who have heard about the outbreak of the new coronavirus as of January 2020.

Proportion of U.S. adults who have seen, read, or heard about the outbreak of the new coronavirus as of January 2020

Percentage of respondents
A lot31%
Some44%
Not much13%
Nothing at all12%
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 24 to 26, 2020

Number of respondents

2,200 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How much have you seen, read, or heard of an outbreak of the new coronavirus?"

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