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11 October 2020: Clinical Research

Factors Affecting Infection Control Behaviors to Prevent COVID-19: An Online Survey of Nursing Students in Anhui, China in March and April 2020

Ting Yuan 1BCDEFG , Huan Liu 2ACE* , Xiang Dong Li 3BCEF , Hai Rong Liu 4ACDE*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.925877

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e925877

Table 5 Level of preventive behavior for COVID-19 (N=613).

N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
P1. Clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer3.101.0842 (6.85)134 (21.86)229 (37.36)136 (22.19)72 (11.75)
P2. Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze4.010.936 (0.98)21 (3.43)159 (25.94)200 (32.63)227 (37.03)
P3. Clean and disinfect items that can be easily touched with hands (ie door handles and surfaces)3.151.1046 (7.50)112 (18.27)240 (39.15)135 (22.02)80 (13.05)
P4. Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth3.620.944 (0.65)64 (10.44)214 (34.91)208 (33.93)123 (20.07)
P5. Reduce unnecessary outings (meetings, dining, shopping, sports activities)4.210.843 (0.49)11 (1.79)114 (18.60)214 (34.91)271 (44.21)
P6. Avoid close contact with people when they are sick4.110.917 (1.14)19 (3.10)125 (20.39)213 (34.75)249 (40.62)
P7. Wear masks, gloves, goggles, etc in the crowded areas4.050.945 (0.82)27 (4.40)145 (23.65)192 (31.32)244 (39.80)
P8. Avoid using public transportation4.170.884 (0.65)18 (2.94)116 (18.92)205 (33.44)270 (44.05)

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