U.S adults concerned about being hospitalized due to COVID-19, April 2020, by age

Younger adults are less concerned than older adults that they will get COVID-19 and require hospitalization. Around 39 percent of 18-29 year-old respondents reported they were very or somewhat concerned, whereas 62 percent of 65+ respondents felt the same. This statistic shows the percentage of respondents who were very or somewhat concerned about getting COVID-19 and requiring hospitalization in the U.S. as of April 12, 2020, by age group.

Percentage of U.S. adults who were concerned about being hospitalized due to COVID-19, as of April 12, 2020, by age

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Source

Release date

April 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 7 to 12, 2020

Number of respondents

4,917 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: % who say they are ____ concerned that they will get COVID-19 and require hospitalization?

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