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Precautions that Canadians will take or will continue to take as COVID-19 safety measures are relaxed, by age group, June 2020

Wash hands more frequently Avoid crowds and large gatherings Self-isolate if they have symptoms Keep a 2 metre or 6 foot distance from others Wear a mask in public places where physical distancing is difficult Work from home when possible Use delivery services Other precautions 0 20 40 60 80 100 % Aged 15 to 24Aged 15 to 24 Aged 25 to 44Aged 25 to 44 Aged 45 to 64Aged 45 to 64 Aged 65 and olderAged 65 and older
Source(s):
Canadian Perspectives Survey Series 3 (June 2020).

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Precautions that Canadians will take or will continue to take as COVID-19 safety measures are relaxed, by age group, June 2020, %
  Aged 15 to 24 Aged 25 to 44 Aged 45 to 64 Aged 65 and older
Wash hands more frequently 94.7 93.8 93.1 96.6
Avoid crowds and large gatherings 81.6 78.8 83.9 91.3
Self-isolate if they have symptoms 77.8 82.7 80.9 83.2
Keep a 2 metre or 6 foot distance from others 67.8 79.8 83.2 85.7
Wear a mask in public places where physical distancing is difficult 53.3 60.7 67.0 77.7
Work from home when possible 39.8 47.5 34.5 15.3
Use delivery services 23.4 26.4 20.9 17.4
Other precautions 18.7 8.3 9.6 9.0
Source(s):
Canadian Perspectives Survey Series 3 (June 2020).
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