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Abstract

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is one of the most complex viruses that challenged humanity and became pandemic. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the Indian government announced a lockdown. Strategies like social distancing, implementing travel bans, closing crowded public places and school, colleges etc., were used by Government to prevent individuals from getting infected. Sudden lockdown resulted in limitation on outdoor activities and disturbance in the daily routine of people, which affected their physical as well as mental health. Considering all this, an E-survey was conducted to analyse the changes related to healthcare and lifestyle amongst the Indian population. The E- the survey was conducted from 22nd September to 9th November 2020, among the Indian Population using Google forms accessible through any device. The link to Google form was circulated via e-mails and social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp etc. Participants were informed about the aim of the project. After submission of the Google forms by the participants, their responses were analysed in a Microsoft Excel sheet. A total of 904 individuals responded for the survey. The basic observations included increased positive mentality of people towards their health. There were few instances where this pandemic affected the people in a negative way, some of which includes increased cases of anxiety, depression and increased screen time etc. There were many positive as well as negative outcomes of pandemic amongst Indian population, despite various limitations, many important aspects were taken into consideration. 

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Covid-19 Lifestyle E-survey Healthcare

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Pratapwar Tejas, Kadam Sanjivani, Shrivastav Anushka, Ankur Kumar, Polshettiwar Satish, & Nimbalkar Vidya. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare and Lifestyle-an E-survey on Indian Population. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1925-1929. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL1.4751