for Children and Families
How does COVID-19 infection and vaccination impact health, well-being, and learning in children and their families?
1021 families and 1345 children joined our study. We are thankful to the families who helped us.
What did we do?
Over 10,000 surveys completed
593 serology (antibody) tests performed
12.6% of parents were seropositive (exposed to COVID-19 antibodies)
2.8% of children were seropositive (exposed to COVID-19 antibodies)
Mental Health Impact
Increased TV time, video game time and e-learning time negatively impacted the mental health of children
COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance
8% of parents were not convinced that COVID-19 vaccines are important for their children
16% of parents worry that the vaccine will do more harm than good to their children
Public Health Guidelines
Children who followed COVID-19 public health preventive rules had shorter outdoor time and longer screen time