Life in the Time of COVID-19: Valentines and Vaccines

Many people in the United States (and elsewhere around the world) are looking forward to 2021 being the year that life gets back to “normal” or as it was B.C. (Before COVID-19). However, with over 26 million confirmed cases, nearly 450,000 deaths from the virus in the U.S. alone, and new variants popping up, it … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Valentines and Vaccines”

Goodbye 2020/Hello 2021

IntelliSurvey employees reveal how they dealt with a challenging year and what they hope to see in the year ahead To say that 2020 has been an unprecedented year would be an understatement, and most people will not be sorry to wave goodbye to it in the rear-view mirror. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. … Continue reading “Goodbye 2020/Hello 2021”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Thanksgiving 2020

The U.S. recently reached an alarming milestone: it is now the first nation in the world since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to exceed 10 million Coronavirus infections. Although progress has been made in developing a vaccine to protect against the virus, it will likely be months before the vaccine can be widely distributed. … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Thanksgiving 2020”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Happy Halloween?

Celebrating Halloween Among the US population, about 46% say that they celebrated Halloween in 2019, and only about 35% say they plan to celebrate this year. Among those who have celebrated Halloween (either in the past or future), fewer are agreeing that they are “excited” to celebrate Halloween this year compared to last (48% vs. … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Happy Halloween?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: What’s your biggest concern?

It would be an understatement to say that the United States (and the rest of the world) has been and continues to be confronted with unprecedented challenges in 2020. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy’s worst quarter on record (Q2), protests about systemic racism erupting across the country, climate change manifested as record-breaking … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: What’s your biggest concern?”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic

With the new school year rapidly approaching, it’s an appropriate time to see what grade people would give the United States on its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of IntelliSurvey’s most recent ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ survey, fielded in the US on August 14, 2020 among 1018 adults in the … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Grading the U.S. on its Handling of the COVID -19 Pandemic”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Personal Impact and Beliefs by Race/Ethnicity

Since the end of March, 2020, IntelliSurvey has conducted 13 surveys in its ‘Life in the Time of COVID-19’ series, with each online survey fielded among a nationally representative sample of ~1000 US respondents. One drawback with this sampling approach is that it can be difficult to compare the results by race and/or ethnicity since … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Personal Impact and Beliefs by Race/Ethnicity”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Behaviors and Beliefs Five Months Into the US Pandemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the first US cases of non-travel-related COVID-19 were confirmed in late February 2020. Five months later, many states are still struggling to contain the virus, and as of this week, more than 150,000 Americans have died from this highly infectious disease.  IntelliSurvey’s most recent ‘Life in the … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Behaviors and Beliefs Five Months Into the US Pandemic”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Differences in Pandemic Experience and Perceptions by Race and Ethnicity

A recent comprehensive review of data on nearly 1.5 million US coronavirus patients, conducted by the New York Times (“The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus,” July 5, 2020), presents compelling evidence that the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 are having disproportionately negative impacts on communities of color in the United States. As … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Differences in Pandemic Experience and Perceptions by Race and Ethnicity”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Summer Plans

Schools may be out for summer but, as with much of daily life, summer vacations might look a bit different this year amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. IntelliSurvey’s “Life in the Time of COVID-19” survey fielded on June 5, 2020 asked a nationally representative sample of 1,029 Americans and 959 Britons about their summer plans. In … Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Summer Plans”