Concerns about athletes at the 2016 Olympics in Rio contracting the Zika virus

The statistic shows how concerned U.S. survey respondents were in regard to athletes contracting the Zika virus at the Summer Olympic Games 2016 in Rio. 21 percent of survey respondents said that they were very concerned about the possibility of Olympic athletes contracting the Zika virus. Brazil had seen a sharp rise in cases of microcephaly among newborns in 2015 believed to be connected with the spreading of the Zika virus.

How concerned are you about the possibility of Olympic athletes contracting the Zika virus?

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Release date

July 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 2. - 4., 2016

Number of respondents

1,276 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. citizens

Method of interview

Panel survey

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