Share of U.S adults concerned about spreading COVID-19, April 2020, by age

Younger adults are more concerned than older adults that they might unknowingly spread COVID-19 to others. Around 72 percent of 18-29 year-old respondents reported that they are at least somewhat concerned, whereas 57 percent of 65+ respondents felt the same. This statistic shows the percentage of respondents who were very or somewhat concerned about unknowingly spreading COVID-19 to others in the U.S. as of April 12, 2020, by age group.

Percentage of U.S. adults at least somewhat concerned about unknowingly spreading COVID-19 to others, 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 might unknowingly spread COVID-19 to others.

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