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Comparison of mask use before/after the COVID-19 outbreak South Korea 2020

According to a survey conducted in South Korea, around 70 percent of respondents stated that they started to wear face masks after coronavirus outbreak. About 19 percent were already wearing masks even before the outbreak and another 11 percent said they do not wear masks regardless of coronavirus. The most popular type of face masks among South Koreans was KF94 health masks.

Comparison of face mask use before and after the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Korea as of February 2020

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

February 11 to 13, 2020

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question:
"How did you use the mask when you go out compared to before and after the outbreak of the coronavirus?"

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