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Table 2 Questions regarding patients’ disease-prevention awareness prior to being hospitalized for COVID-19

From: Changes in patients’ outlook, behaviors, and attitudes toward COVID-19 after hospitalization and their experiences of discrimination and harassment

  All 1st wave 2nd wave
N n (%) N n (%) N n (%)
Were you worried about the risk of infection? (Yes) 26 23 (88.5) 16 16 (100.0) 10 7 (70.0)
Did you take any measures to prevent infection? (Yes) 27 26 (96.3) 16 16 (100.0) 11 10 (90.9)
Did you know about social or physical distancing? (Yes) 27 22 (81.5) 16 11 (68.8) 11 11 (100.0)
Did you place more value on the opinions of celebrities or commentators on TV than on the opinions issued by the government and administration? (Yes) 26 16 (61.5) 16 11 (68.8) 10 5 (50.0)
Did you place more value on the information obtained from the Internet than on the information obtained from TV programs and newspapers? (Yes) 24 8 (33.3) 14 4 (28.6) 10 4 (40.0)