Consumers keeping updated with the coronavirus U.S. 2020, by age group

A survey held in March 2020 revealed that 37 percent of participating U.S. adults were closely following news about the coronavirus, whereas just three percent said that they were not keeping up with news about the COVID-19 outbreak at all. Adults aged 65 or above were more likely to be following the news regularly, whereas more respondents who were 18 to 29 years old age admitted that they were not keeping up with coronavirus news at all than adults in any other age group.

Share of adults who are closely following news about the coronavirus in the United States as of March 2020, by age group

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 10 to 11, 2020

Number of respondents

1,635 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: How closely are you following the news about coronavirus?

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