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Main precautions taken by Canadians as a result of COVID-19, March and April 2020

Washed your hands more regularly Avoided leaving the house Avoided crowds and large gatherings Used social distancing when out in public Avoided touching your face Stocked up on essentials at a grocery store or pharmacy Made a plan for communicating with others¹ Cancelled travel Filled prescriptions Worked from home 0 20 40 60 80 100 %
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Others include family, friends and neighbours.
Source(s):
Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (5311).

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Main precautions taken by Canadians as a result of COVID-19, March and April 2020
  %
Washed your hands more regularly 92.0
Avoided leaving the house 90.3
Avoided crowds and large gatherings 87.2
Used social distancing when out in public 86.9
Avoided touching your face 69.9
Stocked up on essentials at a grocery store or pharmacy 62.9
Made a plan for communicating with others¹ 43.6
Cancelled travel 37.4
Filled prescriptions 31.9
Worked from home 29.0
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Others include family, friends and neighbours.
Source(s):
Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (5311).
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