Eighty-seven percent of New Yorkers say that the coronavirus crisis is having either a somewhat or very significant impact on their daily life, according to a new statewide survey of consumers released today by the Siena College Research Institute (SCRI).
Fourteen percent of New Yorkers say that they are under mandatory quarantine, 42 percent are self-quarantining, 39 percent are practicing social distancing while only 4 percent are going about life as usual. Seventy-seven percent are either somewhat (32 percent) or very concerned (45 percent) that the coronavirus and its impacts will cause them serious financial problems.
Among top findings:
- Coronavirus Crisis Changing Life in NY; 95% either Quarantining or Practicing Social Distancing; Only 4% Going about Life as Usual
- Over 75% Concerned about Serious Financial Problems; 51% Worried about Monthly Bills; Nearly Half of NY’ers under 50 Worry about being Laid off
- 82% Worried about their Health; 68% say Anxiety Level Up; 62% ‘Starting to Feel Like This will Never End’
- Silver lining: 75% Appreciate Time with Family & Enjoying Small Things
Click here for the full report: https://scri.siena.edu/2020/04/06/coronavirus-crisis-changing-life-in-ny/