Psychosocial Impact of Covid-19 among Bangladeshi Young Adults (18-34 years): An Online-Based Cross-Sectional Study




COVID-19 pandemic is at the fourth stage of boundless local transmission in Bangladesh. The objective of this study was to assess the psychosocial impact of Covid-19 on adult Bangladeshi population. An online-based cross-sectional study was performed among 213 Bangladeshi young adults aged between 18 and 34 years. More than 90% of participants were responded to possess a good awareness of Covid-19. However, the behavioral characteristics of young individuals in Bangladesh were not impressive. In this cohort, 24.4% of participants showed moderate change and 5.2%-little changes in their behavior due to COVID 19. Approximately 58.2% of participants had some symptoms of mental distress while 59.7% of participants were somewhat worried about COVID 19. In order to control the spread of Covid-19, existing unconsciousness in young adult could turn this situation into a disaster throughout the nation which therefore must be understood by the government and policymakers to incorporate successful measures.


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