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Men and Women Differ on Masks During, After COVID-19, WebMD Survey Says

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More women than men plan to wear a mask due to COVID-19 as long as public health experts like those at the CDC recommend it, according to a survey conducted by WebMD.

They survey shows that 73 percent of women will keep wearing masks "while recommended by public health experts," compared with 63 percent of men.

In contrast, 126 people said they "do not wear a mask," including 6 percent of women and 11 percent of men.

Their answers are included in responses from 2,181 adults who participated in all or part of the survey between April 1-5, 2021. The margin of error was plus/minus 2.1 percent.

Other responses to the question "How long do you plan to routinely wear a mask due to COVID-19?" included until "I'm fully vaccinated." A total 131 respondents chose this answer, including 5 percent of women and 9 percent of men.

Head over to WebMD to read the full story.