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Table 3 Average scores in understanding, usefulness, ease to adhere, past adherence and future adherence for each of the 8 current COVID-19 measures

From: Determinants of adherence to COVID-19 measures among the Belgian population: an application of the protection motivation theory

  Useful Easy to adhere Past adherence Future adherence Comparison past / future adherence
Measure Mean (sd) Mean (sd) Mean (sd) Mean (sd) p-value
Social bubble limited to 5 3.54 (1.39) 3.00 (1.44) 4.00 (1.26) 3.99 (1.29) .316
Private events limited to 10 3.66 (1.34) 3.37 (1.35) 4.42 (1.04) 4.27 (1.11) < .001
Official events limited to 200 (indoors) or 400 (outdoors) 3.63 (1.41) 3.67 (1.27) 4.58 (0.90) 4.52 (0.93) < .001
Homeworking strongly recommended 4.32 (1.03) 3.81 (1.27) 4.08 (1.30) 4.16 (1.25) .580
Shop with max. One other person 3.53 (1.37) 4.00 (1.20) 4.55 (0.93) 4.45 (1.01) < .001
Wearing a face mask in public spaces 4.16 (1.22) 3.94 (1.25) 4.68 (0.74) 4.61 (0.83) < .001
Travel form 3.88 (1.32) 3.93 (1.13) 4.40 (1.05) 4.45 (1.00) 1.00
Travel zones 3.91 (1.26) 3.75 (1.19) 4.39 (1.03) 4.48 (0.99) .418