The Top COVID Precautions That People Have Stopped Doing

The Top COVID Precautions That People Have Stopped Doing

42% of Americans say the pandemic has turned them into a germaphobe. Yet, 1-year after the global pandemic began, it turns out many are not as worried about certain things as we were last year. A new survey asked to name things they did at the start of the pandemic but don’t do anymore.  Here are the top answers:

Top Things Americans Have Stopped Doing Compared To The Beginning Of The Pandemic:

  1. Immediately change out of my clothes wash them after being outside my home – 50%
  2. Sanitize all of my groceries – 48%
  3. Sanitize all of my mail/packages – 44%
  4. Carry hand sanitizer on me at all times – 31%
  5. Immediately wash all of my produce after returning from the grocery store – 29%
  6. Constantly wash my hands, even when I’ve been inside for days – 29%
  7. Avoid touching public surfaces at all costs – 23%
  8. Wash my hands for at least 20 seconds after being outside – 18%

Top Things Americans Did At The Beginning Of The Pandemic:

  1. Carry hand sanitizer on me at all times – 55%
  2. Wash my hands for at least 20 seconds after being outside – 49%
  3. Avoid touching public surfaces at all costs – 43%
  4. Constantly wash my hands, even when I’ve been inside for days – 34%
  5. Immediately wash all of my produce after returning from the grocery store – 28%
  6. Immediately change out of my clothes wash them after being outside my home – 28%
  7. Sanitize all of my groceries – 26%
  8. Sanitize all of my mail/packages – 23%

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