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Table 1 Efficacy, perceived susceptibility and COVID-19 anxiety by perceived COVID-19 information adequacy

From: Attitudes towards COVID-19 precautionary measures and willingness to work during an outbreak among medical students in Singapore: a mixed-methods study

  Enough COVID-19 information t-test
Yes
(62.9%)
No
(37.1%)
+ SD + SD
How confident are you that you can protect yourself against COVID-19? 3.77 + 0.84 3.23 + 0.75 4.90***
If you became infected with COVID-19, how confident are you that you could avoid spreading the virus to others? 3.48 + 1.17 2.94 + 1.19 3.36***
If you were to develop symptoms of COVID-19 tomorrow, how worried would you be? 3.83 + 1.12 3.90 + 1.01 − 0.49
In the past one month, how worried have you been about catching COVID-19? 2.27 + 1.08 2.57 + 1.08 − 2.06*
How likely do you think it is that you will contract COVID-19 over the next 1 month? 2.13 + 0.83 2.31 + 0.62 −1.76
How much do you worry that your family and friends could get infected with COVID-19? 3.33 + 1.17 3.79 + 1.05 −2.95**
Anxiety related to COVID-19 2.45 + 3.87 4.15 + 4.76 − 2.90**
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001