During June 2020 LPHI conducted a state-wide survey on COVID-19 to ask participants about their knowledge of COVID-19, how their behaviors have changed during the pandemic, how the pandemic has impacted them, the status of their physical and mental health, vaccine willingness, and more. A total of 1,126 Louisiana residents over the age of 18 completed the survey. During the time the survey was conducted Louisiana was in Phase 2 of reopening, which permitted certain establishments to open at 50 percent capacity.
Overall, results from the survey show that many Louisianans are knowledgeable and worried about COVID-19 and have adopted the recommended preventive behaviors. Results also include a breakdown of Louisianan’s willingness to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine willingness increases with age, is higher in men than women, shows that White Louisianans were more likely than Black Louisianans to state they would get the vaccine, and those with health insurance coverage are more likely to state they would get the vaccine compared to those without insurance.
The full LPHI COVID-19 Survey Report can be found here.
Additional overview documents have also been created to help distill the data. They will be added to the list as they become available.
If you have questions about the report or would like permission to use the data, please send an email to EvalandResearch@lphi.org.