Published on in Vol 7, No 10 (2021): October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/26840, first published .
Adoption of Preventive Measures During the Very Early Phase of the COVID-19 Outbreak in China: National Cross-sectional Survey Study

Adoption of Preventive Measures During the Very Early Phase of the COVID-19 Outbreak in China: National Cross-sectional Survey Study

Adoption of Preventive Measures During the Very Early Phase of the COVID-19 Outbreak in China: National Cross-sectional Survey Study

Joseph Lau 1, PhD;  Yanqiu Yu 1, PhD;  Meiqi Xin 1, PhD;  Rui She 1, PhD;  Sitong Luo 1, 2, PhD;  Lijuan Li 3, MPA;  Suhua Wang 4, PhD;  Le Ma 5, PhD;  Fangbiao Tao 6, PhD;  Jianxin Zhang 7, MD;  Junfeng Zhao 8, PhD;  Dongsheng Hu 9, 10, PhD;  Liping Li 11, PhD;  Guohua Zhang 12, PhD;  Jing Gu 13, PhD;  Danhua Lin 14, PhD;  Hongmei Wang 15, PhD;  Yong Cai 16, PhD;  Zhaofen Wang 17, MSc;  Hua You 18, PhD;  Guoqing Hu 19, PhD;   COVID-19 University Student Research Group 20

1 Centre for Health Behaviours Research, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong , HK

2 Vanke School of Public Health, Tsinghua University , Beijing , CN

3 School of Public Health, Dali University , Dali , CN

4 Graduated School of Baotou Medical College, Baotou Medical College , Baotou , CN

5 School of Public Health, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center , Xi'an , CN

6 Department of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, Hefei , CN

7 School of Public Health, Sichuan University , Chengdu , CN

8 Department of Psychology, School of Education, Henan University, Kaifeng , CN

9 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shenzhen University Health Science Center, Shenzhen , CN

10 Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou , CN

11 Shantou University Medical College , Shantou , CN

12 Department of Psychology, School of Psychiatry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou , CN

13 Department of Medical Statistics, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou , CN

14 Faculty of Psychology, Beijing Normal University , Beijing , CN

15 School of Public Health, Zhejiang University School of Medicine , Hangzhou , CN

16 School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University , Shanghai , CN

17 Public Health Department, Qinghai University Medical College , Xining , CN

18 Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing , CN

19 Department of Epidemiology of Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha , CN

20 See Authors’ Contributions

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  • Joseph Lau, PhD
  • Centre for Health Behaviours Research
  • Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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