Objective. To characterize and compare the change in media consumption habits and attitude towards information about COVID-19 in Peruvian university students in a situation of social confinement. Methods. It was a cross-sectional, descriptive, simple and comparative study, comprised 2,613 university students. The scale of media consumption habits and attitude towards information on COVID-19 was applied to them. It was validated and reliable. Results. In consumer habits, the change was positive in 33%. Negative in 11.3%. There was no change in 55.7%. The attitude towards information about COVID-19 was neutral in 76.6%, positive in 16.7% and negative in 6.7%. Conclusion. The change in media consumption habits was not significant, but had a positive trend, and the attitude towards information about COVID-19 was neutral, with significant differences only by gender.
|Título traducido de la contribución||Change in consumer habits in communication systems and attitude towards information about|
|Publicación||RISTI - Revista Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao|
|Estado||Indizado - ene. 2021|
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