| Published: June 25, 2020
A study on utilization of time in Indian population during COVID-19 pandemic
The survival and prosperity of human life are suddenly threaten by pandemic COVID-19. COVID-19 is fatal and highly contagious disease. With aim to reduce it’s community spread Government of India implemented lockdown. Lockdown creates economic uncertainty leading to depression and anxiety among every level of society. But we got ample of time which to be used judiciously to improve mental health. So, aim of this survey is to evaluate how do people utilize time during lockdown. Total 174 participants were selected using snowball sampling technique through online in India. Data were assessed using SPSS software. Major participants spent time by listening to music 58.6%, watching movies 54.6% and learning new things in internet 50%. The results reflect most of people utilizing their time during lockdown in monotonous way which may enhance their anxiety and stress in present and future both.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2020, K Rej, P Datta & A Sahoo
Received: June 07, 2020; Revision Received: June 20, 2020; Accepted: June 25, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020