This study will collect data on physical activity, food consumption, stress, sleep, and alcohol consumption habits both before and after the national emergency for COVID-19 was put into place. This will help identify the health behavior changes taking place due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Data on past and current health behaviors will be self-reported by participants via a single online survey. The retrospective health behavior questions will be the same quantitative questions as the current health behavior questions so a direct comparison can be made. There will be a couple qualitative questions to assess what each participant feels are the greatest barriers or impacts to their current health behaviors. Participants will be recruited via convenient sampling.
Data collected in this study will show a decline in at least one healthy behavior after the United States national emergency for COVID-19.
Full Title of Study: “COVID-19 Health and Wellness Self-Assessment Survey”
- Study Type: Observational
- Study Design
- Time Perspective: Retrospective
- Study Primary Completion Date: May 31, 2020
- Other: Survey
- No intervention is being administered.
Arms, Groups and Cohorts
- COVID-19 Survey Group
- Group of individuals participating in the survey via self-selection. There is not intervention being administered. The group is simply answering questions on their health behaviors before COVID-19 and their health behaviors in the past 7-30 days, during the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.
Clinical Trial Outcome Measures
- Health Behavior Change Regression Questionnaire
- Time Frame: 1-3 months
- A negative shift in health behaviors when comparing individual health behavior before COVID-19 and the last 7-30 days. This behavior change may be in one or multiple health behaviors measured. A negative shift is indicated by overall decrease in physical activity time or intensity, increase in sitting time, increase in alcohol consumption days or drinks on drinking occasions, a decrease in fruit/vegetable consumption, or indication of consuming more food.
Participating in This Clinical Trial
- Under the age of 18 and anyone who does not currently reside in the United States
Gender Eligibility: All
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Maximum Age: N/A
Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
- Lead Sponsor
- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
- Principal Investigator: Alexandra DelCollo, MS, MCHES, Senior Program Coordinator – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Overall Contact(s)
- Alexandra M DelCollo, MS, 856-769-0090, firstname.lastname@example.org
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