U.S. adults' level of concern about the COVID-19 outbreak from Jan. to Jun. 2020

According to a June 2020 survey, 57 percent of adults in the U.S. reported feeling very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. In comparison, just 4 percent indicated that they were not concerned at all. This statistic shows the proportion of adults in the U.S. who were concerned about the COVID-19 outbreak from January to June 2020.

Proportion of adults in the U.S. who were concerned about the COVID-19 outbreak from January to June, 2020*

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Source

Release date

June 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

January to June 2020

Number of respondents

around 2,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "As you may know, a new strain of a virus called coronavirus was identi▄žed by Chinese authorities in early January, and has spread around the world, infecting millions of individuals and killing hundreds of thousands of people globally. The World Health Organization declared this outbreak of the coronavirus is a pandemic, posing a risk to countries outside of China. President Trump declared a public health emergency in the United States shortly after.Based on what you know, how concerned are you about the outbreak of coronavirus?"

* Figures for January, March, and April were taken from previous surveys from the same source.

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