The richer you are, the more likely you'll social distance, study finds

Thu, 01/14/2021

When it comes to adopting behaviors including social distancing and mask wearing, the team detected a striking link to their financial well-being. People who made around $230,000 a year were as much as 54% more likely to increase these types of self-protective behaviors compared to people making about $13,000.

The findings, that could contribute to more accurate predictions of how the disease will spread, appear in the latest Journal of Population Economics.

Read the full article on ScienceDaily.

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