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Table 2 Survey questions and labels

From: Unwillingness to engage in behaviors that protect against COVID-19: the role of conspiracy beliefs, trust, and endorsement of complementary and alternative medicine

Construct Question Label
NPI compliancea I am motivated to behave in accordance with the authorities’ recommendations. Behav_Motivated
I have been ready to make changes in my behavior in order not to get infected with the coronavirus. Behav_Self
I have been ready to make changes in my behavior in order not to spread the coronavirus. Behav_Other
I see no reason to change my behavior despite the corona pandemic. (REV) Behav_Reason
NPI emotional responseb Item 1 StateR_Freedom
Item 2 StateR_Frustrate
Item 3 StateR_Irritate
Item 4 StateR_Upset
Vaccination intentionsc Imagine a hypothetical scenario where the authorities recommend a new vaccine against COVID-19 free of charge. How likely do you consider it to be that you would accept such a vaccine? CovVacc_Recom
Conspiracy beliefsa A hidden organization is behind the spread of the coronavirus. Consp_Hidden
Pharmaceutical companies are behind the spread of the coronavirus. Consp_Pharma
Financial interests lie behind the spread of the coronavirus. Consp_Econ
The coronavirus pandemic is made up. Consp_Madeup
Trusta I trust what medical doctors say about the coronavirus pandemic. Trust_Doctors
I trust what scientists say about the coronavirus pandemic. Trust_Researchers
I trust what media (e.g., YLE) reports about the coronavirus pandemic. Trust_Media
I trust the information provided by authorities (e.g., THL) about the coronavirus pandemic. Trust_Authority
CAM endorsementa Item 1 (REV) CAM_Danger
Item 2 CAM_Cure
Item 3 (REV) CAM_Ineffect
Item 4 CAM_Saves
Item 5 CAM_Superior
  1. REV Reverse-scored item, YLE Finland’s national public broadcasting company, THL Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
  2. aScale 1 (completely disagree) to 5 (completely agree)
  3. bScale 1 (not at all) to 5 (very much)
  4. cScale 1 (very unlikely) to 5 (very likely)