Table 3

Respondents perception of the governmental and governmental institutional-specific response to COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria

Specific responseRespondents COVID-19 response perception rating
Poor,
n, (%)
Average,
n, (%)
Good, n, (%)
Enforcement of stay at home, physical distancing, face mask and handwashing policies (N=492)244 (49.6)141 (28.7)107 (21.7)
Management of isolation centres (N=482)265 (55.0)148 (30.7)69 (14.3)
Management of treatment and diagnostic centres (N=477)254 (53.2)150 (31.4)73 (15.3)
Communication and information about the epidemic (N=490)129 (26.3)116 (23.7)245 (50.0)
Prevention messages from government (N=490)146 (29.8)130 (26.5)214 (43.7)
Use of personal protectiveequipment by healthcare workers (N=484)232 (47.9)134 (27.7)118 (24.4)
Availability of social and economic support from government (N=490)406 (82.9)53 (10.8)31 (6.3)
Availability of social and economic support from religious bodies (N=486)253 (52.1)129 (26.5)104 (21.4)
Availability of social and economic support from family and friends (N=487)161 (33.1)158 (32.4)168 (34.5)
The readiness of the government to manage the epidemic (N=490)321 (65.5)102 (20.8)67 (13.7)
Government management of the resources provided for the outbreak (N=488)368 (75.4)82 (16.8)38 (7.8)