Methodology

N-PP's sample has been selected to be representative of the population by age, race, gender, education, and income for each U.S. Census region. The survey has specifically recruited Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino populations to analyze the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 by race and ethnicity. 

ROUND 1 (September 2020)

N-PP conducted a nationwide survey of 1,592 respondents between September 1-7, 2020. 

Round 1 of N-PP covered nine modules: demographics, risk behavior perceptions, testing cascade (intent, access to, and timing of test results), vaccine treatment attitudes and perceptions, myths and misinformation, stigma and agency, school re-openings, antenatal care/pregnancy health, and impact on college/university education. 

The N-PP team presented findings from Round 1 in a webinar with the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. Check it out here

ROUND 2 (December 2020)

Round 2 of N-PP was implemented amongst 8,481 respondents between December 15-23, 2020.

 

Round 2 covered ten modules, including modules covered in Round 1: demographics, risk perceptions, trust in science, pandemic anger, antenatal care/pregnancy health, testing cascade (intent, access to, and timing of test results), vaccine attitudes and perceptions, economic distress, mental health, and food insecurity. 

The N-PP team presented findings from Round 2 in a webinar with the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 here. 

ROUND 3 (May-June 2021)

Round 3 of N-PP was implemented amongst 9,238 respondents between May 28-June 8, 2021. 

Round 3 covered 13 modules, including modules covered in Rounds 1 and 2 as well as new modules entirely: demographics, COVID-19 testing and treatment, vaccine uptake and hesitancy*, masking intentions*, risk perceptions, trust in science, health outcomes, pregnancy*, mental health, substance use, economic impact, food insecurity, and schooling experiences*, The asterisks (*) indicate new modules introduced for this Round. 

The N-PP team presented findings from Round 3 in a two-part webinar series with the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 here. 

ROUND 4 (November 2021) 

Round 4 of N-PP was implemented amongst 9,079 respondents between November 11-29, 2021. 

Round 4 covered 12 modules, including modules covered in Rounds 1-3. The modules included: demographics, COVID-19 testing and outcomes, vaccine uptake and hesitancy, masking intentions, risk perception, trust in science, health outcomes, pregnancy, mental health, economic impact, food insecurity, and schooling experiences. 

The N-PP team presented findings from Round 4 with the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health on January 20, 2022. Check it out here

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