Determining the coronavirus awareness of the Turkish society and the anxiety stress levels

Aydin A., Aktuğ C., Koçan S., Erkaya R., Yasak K., Cengiz B., ...More

CURRENT PSYCHOLOGY, vol.42, pp.2558-2564, 2023 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12144-021-02514-9
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, IBZ Online, BIOSIS, Business Source Elite, Business Source Premier, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.2558-2564
  • Keywords: Anxiety, COVID-19, Awareness, Stress, QUARANTINE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of the study is to determine the awareness of the Turkish society in COVID-19, and determine the anxiety stress levels. Research two months after the start of the outbreak in Turkey has reached 2163 individuals completed the online platform. The Integrated Anxiety Stress Scale significantly changed according to age, gender, marital status and working status after the pandemic. According to the results of multiple binary logistic regression analysis, individuals aged 50 and over, female gender, being single and not working after the pandemic for anxiety; female gender, being married, and post-pandemic study were found to be risk factors for Covid awareness. It is recommended that epidemic awareness studies and information sharing on controlled healing measures are planned considering the anxiety levels.