Data for: Survey data of COVID-19-related Knowledge, Risk Perceptions and Precautionary Behavior among Nigerians

Published: 26 April 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/cp6s68v6f9.1
Olusola Ayandele


The data were generated during the COVID-19 lockdown in the country through a survey distributed via an online questionnaire, assessing socio-demographic information (7 items), knowledge (5 items), information sources (1 item), risk perception (9 items), expected end of lockdown (1 item), and COVID-19 precautionary health behavior (10 items) , from 28th March to 4th April, 2020, gathering a total of 1,357 responses. A combination of purposive and snowball techniques helped to select the respondents via Whatsapp and Facebook from 180 cities/towns in the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria.



Health Information Management, Public Health, Knowledge, Medical Care in Nigeria, Health Promotion and Health Maintenance, COVID-19