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

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Answers ranged from "while recommended by public health experts" to "never" regarding the wearing of masks during and after the COVID-19 pandemic in a new WebMD survey. Significant differences emerged between women and men, as well as by age.

A much higher percentage of women plan to wear a mask because of COVID-19 as long as public health experts such as those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend it—73 percent, compared with 63 percent of men.

In contrast, 6 percent of women and 11 percent of men said they do not wear a mask, although the absolute number who provided this answer was smaller: 126 people.

Head over to Medscape to read the full story.