At the time where the epidemic is experiencing a revival after weeks of calmer, the French do seem to still not reassured in the face of the sars coronavirus. According to a YouGov poll for Cardiosens, conducted from August 6 to 10, from 4 008 persons aged 18 years and older and published in The Journal du dimanche, a French on two continues to fear for his health. A similar survey, conducted during the peak of the epidemic, concluded that 60 % of the respondents were afraid of the coronavirus. They are now 52 %.
In women, the anxieties related to the virus are more important than men. They are 64 % to express their fears, compared with 54 % for men. "In all surveys, women have at least a ten point gap with men on health topics. Regardless of the age, especially the ones who manage the health of children. They were first afraid for them, " says the JDD Mathias Matallah, president and founder of the firm Medecine4i.
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The fear of death present
The sars coronavirus has adverse effects on all sectors of society. The authors of the survey stress that the best people inserted have a better ability to manage that fear. The majority of respondents ensure that their biggest fear is of transmitting the virus to someone of their entourage. Then comes the fear of having to be admitted or to be admitted in an intensive care unit, in particular for the most fragile people.
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About a third of those polled admitted to having dreaded death. As stated in the JDD, this fear of death is much lower in the Paca region. According to Mathias Matallah, the aura and the positions of the Pr Raoult may have an influence on the population of the region, especially in Provence. So far relatively unscathed, the Paca region is however experiencing a growth in the number of cases and restrictions have been taken, particularly in the Bouches-du-Rhône.