Table 2

Awareness about COVID-19

QuestionParticipants, n (%)% Correct answer
WHO on February 11, 2020 announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak? What is the new name of the disease?
 COVID-1921 213 (99.1)99.1%
 COVn-1986 (0.4)
 COnV-2043 (0.2)
 COnVID-1964 (0.3)
The first case of novel coronavirus was identified in
 Beijing514 (2.4)95%
 Shanghai342 (1.6)
 Wuhan, Hubei20 336 (95.0)
 Tianjin214 (1.0)
Coronavirus belongs to the Nidovirus’s
 Yes10 789 (50.4)50.4%
 No9654 (45.1)
 Do not know963 (4.5)
COVID-19 is the same virus as SARS?
 True9076 (42.4)57.6%
 False12 330 (57.6)
From where coronavirus got its name?
 Due to their crown-like projections12 394 (57.9)57.9%
 Due to their leaf-like projections557 (2.6)
 Due to their surface structure of bricks1627 (7.6)
 None of the above6829 (31.9)
How to prevent the spread of coronavirus
 Stay away from people who are sick899 (4.1)90.7%
 Stay home if you are sick728 (3.4)
 Follow good hygiene practice364 (1.7)
 All the above19 415 (90.7)