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Table 1 Sources adolescents used to get information about the coronavirus pandemic, and which sources they believed had the best information (multiple answers were possible; N = 377)

From: Adolescents’ experiences of the information they received about the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Norway: a cross-sectional study

Response categories Main sources of information Best information
n % n %
Internet 292 78 133 35
(Online) newspaper 243 65 156 41
TV 226 60 122 32
Family 210 56 59 16
Facebook 162 43 24 6
Friends 141 37 15 4
School 126 33 42 11
Homepage from the Public Health Institute 106 28 115 31
Snapchat 88 23 21 6
Homepage from the Directorate of Health 85 23 90 24
Helsenorge.no 79 21 68 18
Radio 72 19 26 7
TikTok 48 13 9 2
Other 19 5 14 4
Brochures, booklets, other material 8 2 5 1