Central Pennsylvania Adult COVID-19 knowledge, perceptions, and preferred information sources

Published: 1 September 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rx727gm54c.1
Robert Lennon,


The research hypothesis, funding, and partial analysis is described in detail here: Van Scoy LJ, Miller EL, Snyder B, Wasserman E, Chinchilli VM, Zgierska AE, Rabago D, Lennon CL, Lipnick D, Toyobo O, Ruffin MT 4th, Lennon RP. Knowledge, Perceptions, and Preferred Information Sources Related to COVID-19 Among Central Pennsylvania Adults Early in the Pandemic: A Mixed Methods Cross-Sectional Survey. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jul-Aug;19(4):293-301. doi: 10.1370/afm.2674. Epub 2021 May 13. PMID: 33985977; PMCID: PMC8282303. Briefly, this was a cross-sectional survey of 5,948 central Pennsylvanian adults between March 25-21, 2020 exploring public knowledge constructs related to COVID-19. This data is free for use with citation to the Mendeley Data site and the above paper. It includes all responses received with at least six knowledge questions answered. The data is de-identified. ("Record ID" is a randomly generated number that is not attached to any person in any way.) The data includes free-text data; this may include statements that are opinion, false, or offensive. Accessing this data indicates that you will hold the authors of this dataset, their institutions and funders, harmless from emotional injury related to reading it.


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See: https://www.annfammed.org/content/19/4/293.long


Penn State


Communication, Healthcare Research, COVID-19