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Table 2 Distribution of participants attitude (Q11–17) and precautions (Q18–21) during towards COVID-19

From: Attitudes and precaution practices towards COVID-19 among pregnant women in Singapore: a cross-sectional survey

Attitude Not often Occasionally Often Very often  
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Q11
How often do you check for COVID-19 related news on social media?
1 (0.6) 16 (9.6) 59 (35.5) 90 (54.2)  
  No Not sure Yes   
Q12
Have you had any COVID-19 swab test done before for suspected COVID-19?
159 (96.4) 0 6 (3.6)   
Q13
Do you know of any close family/extended family members diagnosed with COVID-19?
164 (98.2) 3 (1.8) 0   
Q14
Have you received any official stay home notice/home quarantine order in this current pregnancy?
161 (96.4) 0 6 (3.6)   
Q15
Do you know of any close family/extended family members who have been issued with a stay home notice/home quarantine order?
145 (86.8) 0 22 (13.2)   
Q17
Have you missed any clinic appointments because of the fear of being infected with COVID-19?
1
59 (95.2)
0 8 (4.8)   
  Not important Not so important Neutral Somewhat important  
Q16
If you are well, how important do you think it is to come for your antenatal appointments?
1 (0.6) 3 (1.8) 13 (7.8) 24 (14.4)  
Precautions Never Rarely Sometimes Usually Always
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Q18
How often do you practise social distancing in this current pandemic?
1 (0.6) 0 2 (1.2) 28 (16.9) 135 (81.3)
Q19
How often do you stay home for social distancing?
0 0 8 (4.8) 45 (26.9) 114 (68.3)
Q20
How often do you wear a mask at home?
124 (74.3) 33 (19.8) 6 (3.6) 0 4 (2.4)
Q21
How often do you sanitize your hands using hand-rub or hand-wash?
0 5 (3.0) 26 (15.6) 52 (31.1) 84 (50.3)