Factors associated with US public motivation to use, distribute COVID-19 self-tests

January 20, 2021

What The Study Did: Researchers examined individuals' motivation to self-test and to distribute self-test kits given the urgent need to increase COVID-19 testing coverage and contact tracing.

Author: Cedric Bien-Gund, M.D., of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34001)

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