Evaluation of knowledge, myths, impacts and government intervention strategies during the COVID – 19 pandemic in Nigeria

Published: 1 July 2020| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/532zhmsxzk.3
Olumide A. Odeyemi, Funmilayo Doherty, Abdullahi Adeola , Oluwatosin Amolegbe, Funmilayo Doherty


This was a cross-sectional study carried out in Nigeria and a Snowball sampling technique was used. Using the Google form, an online questionnaire was developed. The questionnaire was distributed through electronic means Data collected through the Google form commenced from March 27 to April 7, 2020, during the lockdown period in Nigeria. Participation in the study was voluntary and participants could withdraw at any time. On receiving and clicking the link, participants were auto directed to the synopsis that explained the purpose of the study, and only the participants that consented were included in the study. Participants were directed to complete the demographic details then a set of several questions followed which the participants were to answer. No personal or private data was collected and similarly, the data collection procedure followed the provisions of the Declaration of Helsinki on human subjects



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