Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of participants (N=21 406)

CharacteristicsParticipants, n (%)
Sex
 Male15 293 (71.4)
 Female6113 (28.6)
Age range (years)
 18–2412 233 (57.1)
 25–345370 (25.1)
 35–442503 (11.7)
 45–54689 (3.2)
 55–64467 (2.2)
 65+143 (0.7)
Occupation
 Students9012 (42.1)
 Teachers899 (4.2)
 Engineer3532 (16.5)
 Medical healthcare2718 (12.7)
 Others5245 (24.5)
Location
 Northern India8152 (38.1)
 Eastern India4354 (20.3)
 Western India5297 (24.7)
 Southern India2565 (12.0)
 Other than India1038 (4.9)
Heard about COVID-19
 Yes21 213 (99.1)
 No193 (0.9)
Attended any lecture on COVID-19
 Yes6122 (28.6)
 No15 284 (71.4)
Source of information about COVID-19
 Seminar/lecture6122 (28.6)
 Newspaper1296 (6.1)
 TV10 854 (50.7)
 Internet3134 (14.6)