Share of U.S. respondents who agree with shelter-in-place measures, as April 20, 2020

A U.S. poll shows that 80 percent of respondents agreed with strict shelter-in-place measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak as of April 20, 2020. This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. respondents who say shelter-in-place measures are worth it in order to protect people and limit the spread of COVID-19, versus the percentage who say the measures are placing unnecessary burdens on people and the economy and are causing more harm than good, as of April 20, 2020.

Percentage of U.S. respondents who say strict shelter-in-place measures are worth it to protect people during the COVID-19 outbreak, as of April 20, 2020

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Source

Release date

April 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 15 to 20, 2020

Number of respondents

1,202 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original question:
Which comes closer to your view: OPTION A:Strict shelter-in-place measures are worth it in order to protect people and limit the spread of coronavirus, or OPTION B:Strict shelter-in-place measures are placing unnecessary burdens on people and the economy and are causing more harm than good.

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