SWS: Majority of Filipinos ‘stress’ due to COVID-19

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MANILA, Philippines – Most Filipinos remain under stress due to COVID-19.

According to the Social Wearther Station (SWS) mobile phone survey conducted on July 3-6 on 1,555 adult Filipinos, 51% of Filipino adults suffer from extreme stress and 35% experience extreme stress, and the rest 14% experience less stress.

But compared to the May 2020 survey with the same question, it turned out that 55% of the extreme stress due to the pandemic, it is higher than 51% this July. The percentage of excessive stress and less stress due to pandemic.

Newly unemployed people, those living in Metro Manila and Visayas as well as junior high school graduates, have experienced more stress.

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