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Preliminary COVID-19 Study Results Released

Erik Nisbet, Owen L. Coon Professor of Communication & Policy Analysis and director the Center for Communication and Policy Analysis recently conducted a briefing about preliminary results from an ongoing study of American attitudes and behaviors associated with COVID-19, including vaccination intentions for the Northwestern COVID-19 Vaccine Communication and Evaluation Network (CoVAXCEN). 

The study data was funded by a National Science Foundation COVID-19 RAPID grant to the Center for Communication and Public Policy and Ohio State University funding a seven month longitudinal panel survey of 1200 Americans administrated by the commercial survey firm YouGov. The data from the presentation is longitudinal data from the first three months of study, December 2020 through February 2021.