COVID-19 Impact on Health and Well-being Survey
The COVID-19 Impact on Health and Well-being Survey, launched in April 2020, is currently in its second phase of data collection. The survey was originally designed to examine how mental health and well-being were impacted by shelter in home/place mandates. It was created through the collaborative efforts of UTRGV Departments of Population Health & Biostatistics, Family Medicine, Psychological Sciences and Sociology. Data collection for Phase I of the survey ended in late June of 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolved and stay at home mandates expired, the focus of the study shifted to gather information on how the pandemic is affecting access to healthcare, especially for pregnant women and new mothers. Phase II of the study also looks at attitudes and behaviors toward what people perceive as effective or ineffective at keeping them safe from exposure to COVID-19. Other areas, such as depression and anxiety have remained in the study to give investigators a picture of how levels of depression and anxiety changed over a span of several months during the pandemic. Data collection for Phase II began in July 2020 and is scheduled to close at the end of 2020.
Survey instruments for both phases of the study were created using REDCap. The instruments are available in English and Spanish and are designed to be anonymous. The survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Table 1 gives a general overview of survey content. Most survey sections including demographics ask specifically how daily living has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. All data collected from the survey will be housed at UTRGV School of Medicine, Department of Population Health & Biostatistics.
|General Topics Assessed in COVID-19 Mental Health and Well-being Survey|
|Demographics||Trust in COVID-19 Related Health Information||Family Function||Abuse|
|Depression||Compliance with Shelter in Home Mandates||Physical Activity||Financial Stress|
|Health Literacy||Resources||Resilience||Neighborhood Factors|
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Phase I Survey Instruments
- English - COVID-19 Impact on Health and Wellbeing Survey
- Spanish - Estudio para medir el impacto del COVID-19 sobre lasalud y el bienestar
Phase II Survey Instruments
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