P13. College Student Perspectives of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Concerns, Preventative Behaviors, and Impact on Academic Success and career choice
Undergraduate students (n=740) completed a survey focusing on concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, preventative behaviors, and the impact of the pandemic on academic success and career choice. Example results include high concerns for effects on the economy (88.6% of respondents) and family/friends getting the virus (88.4%). Behaviors reported most frequently included hand washing (92.3%) and maintaining distance from others (80.0%). Most indicated a relatively small effect of the pandemic on academic success and career choice.
Poster Category: Research
Edward Hebert, PhD, Sabrina Hickey, BS, and Nancy Webb, MA (South- eastern Louisiana University)