The good news is that most Americans (67%) think they’re personally going to be ok in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. But not everyone is optimistic about the country’s—or society’s—future.
YouGov data from March shows that 85 percent of Americans now say they are taking preventative measures to avoid personally contracting COVID-19 (an increase of 28-points from February).
More than one in five Americans (22%) say they would consider having sex with a robot, according to a study conducted by YouGov in February 2020.
Nearly three in 10 (29%) US adults think it’s likely that there will be an apocalyptic disaster in their lifetime.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the planet, the virus is affecting nearly every part of life. Since January, YouGov has been gathering data on how these facets of America are affected — from how it’s shifting the behavior of consumers and workers, to how voters are participating in democracy, to how brands are impacted.
America's worry about the coronavirus hasn’t increased much in the last week (about half worry at least somewhat about personally contracting COVID-19), but there is rising support in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll for taking stronger measures to limit its spread.
As US coronavirus deaths rise, Americans in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll are paying more attention and starting to worry, and aren’t at all sure that President Donald Trump is doing enough.
Data from the survey shows that one in three (33%) Americans say they are very or somewhat scared they will contract coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
Americans aren’t all that worried about the possibility of contracting the coronavirus, but they are prepared to take action to keep the threat as far away as possible.
New data from YouGov finds that Millennials are more likely than other generations to say that they have changed their diet in order to reduce their impact on the planet.