What is it about?

The current data from 537 Pakistani millennials tell us about their trust in different information sources, the use of news media, and the perception of misinformation regarding COVID-19 in Pakistan. The dataset includes variables such as age, marital status, gender, social class, residential area, trust in the source of information, use of news media for coronavirus information, and perception of misinformation regarding COVID-19 in Pakistan.

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Why is it important?

The data is particularly useful for public health officials, social scientists, and policymakers because it helps to understand how people tend to interact with the COVID-19 related information, and which sources are useful while communicating their respective messages.

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This page is a summary of: Data for understanding trust in varied information sources, use of news media, and perception of misinformation regarding COVID-19 in Pakistan, Data in Brief, July 2020, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.106091.
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