De Mexicaanse griep: reacties van het publiek op de berichtgeving, gemeten met een internetpanel
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05-06-2009
Marloes Bults en Desirée J.M.A. Beaujean

Mexican flu: public reaction to news coverage measured using an internet panel

Objective

To determine the reaction of the general public on the information regarding the Mexican flu.

Design

Online panel interview.

Method

From April 30 to May 4 2009, 572 people filled out an online questionnaire.

Results and conclusion

88% of the respondents had sufficient general knowledge about the Mexican flu. This information was mostly acquired by watching television (69%). More information was desired regarding the symptoms of the flu and those personal measures that could be taken to avoid infection.