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Volume 27, Number 4—April 2021

Dynamic Public Perceptions of the Coronavirus Disease Crisis, the Netherlands, 2020

Marion de Vries, Liesbeth Claassen, Margreet J.M. te Wierik, Susan van den Hof, Anne E.M. Brabers, Judith D. de Jong, Danielle R.M. Timmermans1, and Aura Timen1
Author affiliations: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands (M. de Vries, L. Claassen, M.J.M. te Wierik, S. van den Hof, A. Timen); Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.E.M. Brabers, J.D. de Jong); Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands (J.D. de Jong); Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (D.R.M. Timmermans); Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam (A. Timen)

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Table 2

Characteristics of respondents to the first survey who consented to participation and were invited to participate in successive surveys used to assess dynamic public perceptions of the coronavirus disease crisis, the Netherlands, 2020*

Characteristic No. (%)
M 1,644 (50)
1,624 (50)
Age, y
<30 24 (1)
30–49 530 (16)
50–69 1,220 (37)
1,494 (46)
Education level*
Low 336 (10)
Middle 1,528 (47)
High 1,352 (41)
52 (2)
Monthly household income, €
<1,750 661 (20)
1,750–2,700 1,078 (33)
>2,700 1,399 (43)
130 (4)
Region of residence
North 539 (16)
East 738 (23)
South 655 (20)
West 1,320 (40)
16 (1)
Underlying health condition
Present 1,567 (48)
Absent 1,649 (50)
52 (2)
Work in healthcare
Yes 359 (11)
2,886 (88)
23 (1)
Total 3,268 (100)

*Operationalization (33).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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