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Between 10-14 March 2020 according to online research carried out in Turkey coronavirus, coronavirus knows every 3 people 2 with symptoms. On the other hand, 9 out of every 10 people state that they take precautions.
Last week our country first case was detected Kovid-19 type of coronavirus related to NG research firm, across Turkey between 10-14 March 2020 date was carried out online research with the participation of over 2397 people 18 years of age.
How knowledgeable about coronavirus are we?
It started to be seen in all countries of the world in a short time because it was transmitted very quickly. As of 16 March 2020, the number of people who died worldwide increased to 6 thousand 606 and the number of confirmed patients increased to 167 thousand 5111; these numbers continue to increase day by day.
So how is our level of knowledge about coronavirus as a country?
While 64% of the participants stated that they had sufficient information about coronavirus, 35% stated that they had a little knowledge. The proportion of those who have no knowledge of coronavirus is less than 1%.
Where did we learn about coronavirus information?
The coronavirus can spread very quickly. For this reason, it is important for everyone to be knowledgeable about this disease in order to control the disease and prevent vital risks.
When we ask the participants from which sources they get the information about coronavirus, we see once again how important media channels have had.
The rate of those who got information about the coranavirus from television was 63% and the rate of those who learned from social media channels was 60%. While the rate of those who follow the expert doctor comments is 42%, the rate of those who research on their own is 41%. The rate of those who receive information from those around is 30%.
We don’t know the symptoms
Do we know the symptoms of coronavirus?
Experts agree that Kovid-19 has certain symptoms of the disease caused. According to the information provided by the Ministry of Health, if there are symptoms such as fever, difficulty breathing and cough, the closest health institution should be consulted. But do we know these symptoms exactly and without mixing them with other diseases?
96% of the participants said they know the symptoms of the coronavirus. But the proportion of those who can identify the symptoms shared by the Ministry of Health precisely and accurately is only 1 in 3 people. Apart from these people, approximately 1 in 3 people added other symptoms as well as all symptoms of the disease. The rest either do not know the exact symptoms of the disease or confuse it with other symptoms. This result shows that some people have information pollution.
What is the incidence of coronavirus symptoms?
According to the statements made by the Ministry of Health, there is an increase in the number of patients suffering from coronavirus in our country. The incubation period of this covidovus coronovirus is 14 days. Have we experienced any of the coronavirus symptoms mentioned by the experts in the past month?
79% of the participants stated that they did not have any of the symptoms of coronavirus. 16% stated that they experienced cough, 4% shortness of breath and 4% experienced fever. The rate of those who stated that they experienced all three symptoms is 1%. But let’s not forget that these symptoms are similar to colds and flu. For the correct diagnosis, specialist health personnel should make a diagnosis.
9 out of 10 people take precautions
What precautions do we take to protect against the virus?
Measures continue to be increased worldwide and in our country to protect against coronavirus. In addition to the measures taken by the Ministry of Health, companies have also started to take measures for their employees. Well, are we taking precautions for ourselves?
1 in 10 people stated that they did not take any precautions to protect against coronavirus. Although the rate seems to be minority, it is considerably high for such a disease that can be transmitted very quickly and carry vital risks.
The proportions of the measures taken by the measures are listed as follows:
I constantly wash my hands (with water, soap, alcohol containing hand disinfectant) – 94%
I try not to shake, touch with people – 82%
I often ventilate my closed places – 75%
I close my mouth and nose with a disposable wipe during coughing – 65%
I take measures to strengthen my immune system – 63%
I stand 1 meter away from people with colds or flu – 57%
I rest at home when I am sick – 40%
I go to the doctor when I have complaints of cough, fever and shortness of breath – 34%
I wear a mask when I’m sick – 28%
I cook it well before consuming animal products – 27%
In addition to these answers, there are also those who state that they use cologne and vinegar.
We remind you once again that the statements made by the experts are closely followed, which will affect the general health of our loved ones and society as well as our own health.