NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The pandemic has uprooted day-to-day life for many Americans, in the name of safety. However, American’s tolerance for restrictions has shifted as they begin to feel safer about some of those day-to-day activities.
ValuePenguin asked more than 1,000 consumers about their feelings on safety, who they trust for COVID-19 information and their thoughts on returning to work.
- 4 in 10 Americans feel safe dining indoors amid the coronavirus crisis. That number jumps to 57% for Republicans, 49% for Gen Xers and 46% for men.
- Nearly 1 in 10 consumers don’t trust any source for coronavirus-related information. Only 15% trust local or national media, while just 14% trust the White House.
- Women are more likely to trust doctors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Dr. Anthony Fauci — director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases — for information about the coronavirus pandemic, while men are more likely to trust family, friends, social media and the White House.
- 42% of remote workers feel comfortable returning to the office, but 13% want a vaccine available before going back.
- 21% percent of Americans are definitely not interested in participating in contact tracing initiatives.
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