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Table 1 COVID-19 knowledge among undergraduate students

From: A cross-sectional survey of knowledge, attitude and practice associated with COVID-19 among undergraduate students in China

Variable categories Options Determination/ score N (%)
K1: What type of infectious disease is COVID-19? • Bacterial. Incorrect/ 0 17 (2.0)
• Viral. Correct/ 1 848 (97.3)
• I don’t know. Incorrect/ 0 7 (0.8)
K2: What is the main transmission route of COVID-19? • Respiratory droplets and close contact. Correct/ 1 862 (98.9)
• Water. Incorrect/ 0 2 (0.2)
• Food. Incorrect/ 0 5 (0.6)
• I don’t know. Incorrect/ 0 3 (0.4)
K3: How long is COVID-19 incubation period? • 1 ~ 14 days. Correct/ 1 579 (66.4)
• 3 ~ 7 days. Incorrect/ 0 21 (2.4)
• More than 14 days. Incorrect/ 0 265 (30.4)
• I don’t know. Incorrect/ 0 7 (0.8)
K4: Who are susceptible to COVID-19? • The old and young. Incorrect/ 0 297 (34.1)
• People are generally susceptible. Correct/ 1 441 (50.6)
• Young adults. Incorrect/ 0 11 (1.3)
• People with pre-existing diseases. Incorrect/ 0 117 (13.4)
• I don’t know. Incorrect/ 0 6 (0.7)
K5: What are the main clinical manifestations of COVID-19? • Fever and dry cough. Correct/ 1 860 (98.6)
• Fatigue. Incorrect/ 0 3 (0.3)
• Stuffy and runny nose. Incorrect/ 0 1 (0.1)
• Sore throat and myalgia. Incorrect/ 0 2 (0.2)
• Diarrhea. Incorrect/ 0 0 (0.0)
• I don’t know. Incorrect/ 0 6 (0.7)