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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of the explanatory variables related to COVID-19 (N = 981)

From: Factors influencing COVID-19 knowledge-gap: a cross-sectional study in China

Items Never
n(%)
Rarely
n(%)
Occasionally
n(%)
Sometimes(%) Frequently
n(%)
Usually
n(%)
Every time(%)
1.Print media use 254 (25.9) 184 (18.8) 158 (16.1) 137 (14.0) 113 (11.5) 95 (9.7) 40 (4.1)
2.Broadcast media use 47 (4.8) 82 (8.4) 167 (17.0) 245 (25.0) 244 (24.9) 144 (14.7) 52 (5.3)
3.Internet media use 6 (0.6) 5 (0.5) 8 (0.8) 40 (4.1) 105 (10.7) 283 (28.8) 534 (54.4)
4.Interpersonal communication 15 (1.5) 47 (4.8) 144 (14.7) 208 (21.2) 217 (22.1) 299 (30.5) 51 (5.2)
5.Public communication 35 (3.6) 144 (14.7) 211 (21.5) 292 (29.8) 192 (19.6) 89 (9.1) 18 (1.8)
6.Perceived salience of information 18 (1.8) 6 (0.6) 10 (1.0) 86 (8.8) 86 (8.8) 404 (41.2) 371 (37.8)
Average rate 6.4 8.0 11.9 17.1 16.3 22.3 18.1