Exploring perspectives on COVID-19 risk, protective behavior and control measures

Published: 14-04-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/wsbt3spbbc.1
Nazar Shabila


This study aimed to assess the perspectives of the people towards COVID-19, especially concerning the risk of the disease, adherence to protective measures, and the effectiveness of the imposed prevention and control measures. This explorative study was based on Q-methodology and was conducted in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan Region. The study involved a purposively selected sample of 40 persons that rank ordered 41 statements on a distribution of 9 scales from least agree to most agree.