The USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research finds that 45% of parents of children and adolescents are concerned about potential long-term risks from the COVID-19 vaccine, and 18% fear they’ll be viewed as responsible if their child becomes sick after the vaccination.
The Understanding America Study, created and managed by the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, enables scholars at USC and other institutions to quickly take the pulse of the country.
Nearly a quarter of Los Angeles County households experienced food insecurity over the last 12 months — up 7 percentage points since the end of 2021, according to a new study released by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange.
A USC Dornsife study finds that people who receive a COVID-19 vaccine experience a decrease in mental distress such as anxiety and depression. [2¾ min read]
“It sounds like you’re talking over people,” said one study participant in a USC/United Nations Foundation study. Participants offered helpful suggestions for improving climate language. [4½ min read]
Results from a new USC Dornsife study show that U.S. adults with higher education are significantly more likely to get a COVID-19 vaccination and to believe that it’s safe and effective. [2¼ min read]
Though a large majority of Americans believe wearing a mask is an effective way to protect themselves from COVID-19, many still don’t wear them — including three in 10 Angelenos — even while engaging in higher risk activities, according to new findings from the USC Dornsife Understanding Coronavirus in America Study. [3¼ min read]
The latest USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll reveals 59% of registered voters have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump, compared to a 50% favorable rating for Joe Biden.
According to a new study, the coronavirus’s effects on overall fall semester registration for colleges and universities is minimal, but it is affecting about 1 out of 10 students’ ability to finish their program on time. [4 min read]