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Investigation results of the anxiety impact of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals: A case from Turkey

Ahmet Erkasap, Murat Akşit and Ali Çoşkun
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Ahmet Erkasap: Istanbul Commerce University, Istanbul, Turkiye
Murat AkÅŸit: Big Cat Research, Ä°stanbul, Turkey
Ali Çoşkun: Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkiye

International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), 2020, vol. 9, issue 3, 80-84

Abstract: In this study, 403 participants were asked questions to determine the preventive measures being taken and anxiety levels during COVID-19 Pandemic. Participants were almost equally divided between women (55%) and men (45%). The rate of most worried persons about the pandemic was 62%. The risk of anxiety of women compared to men has been calculated as 2.1 times higher (95% CI 1.20–3.84). The Cramer’s V value of the change in hand-washing habit before and after COVID-19 outbreak is 0.706, indicates the existence of a strong relationship. The data is analysed by using SPSS 24.0. ODDS Ratio values are calculated to determine the impact levels, and Cramer’s V value is calculated to determine the relationship in behavior change in hand-washings habits. Key Words: COVID-19, Anxiety, Pandemic

Date: 2020
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