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Table 2 Adolescents’ perception of the information provided about the coronavirus pandemic (N = 370–375)

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

Variable M (SD) Not at all/to a small extent To some extent To a great extent/to a very great extent
n % n % n %
Do you feel that the provided information is sufficient? 3.52 (0.93) 37 10 143 39 190 51
Do you find the provided information easy to understand? 3.70 (0.93) 35 9 109 29 231 62
Do you find the information you need about the situation? 3.64 (0.95) 40 11 123 33 209 56
All in all, I get the information I need 3.77 (0.99) 40 11 96 26 237 64
To what extent do you trust the provided information? 3.63 (0.86) 31 8 130 35 214 57
The provided information makes me feel safer 3.14 (1.07) 87 23 158 42 130 35
The provided information calms me down 2.86 (1.06) 127 34 157 42 89 24
  1. The response categories “not at all” (1) and “to a small extent” (2) in addition to “to a large extent” (4) and “to a very large extent” (5) were combined