SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that most South Korean consumers in their 20s and 30s plan to continue to wear masks even after being vaccinated.
Yuhan Kimberly Ltd., a maker of sanitary products in South Korea, conducted an online survey of 500 men and women in their 20s and 30s.
According to the survey, 94 percent of the respondents said they would continue to wear a mask after being vaccinated.
As for the reason, 62 percent of the respondents said it may take time for antibodies to develop after being vaccinated, followed by 59 percent who said that they could be infected by COVID-19 variants even after being vaccinated.
Respondents were able to pick multiple answers.
In response to the question asking how many masks they had used in the past year, 23 percent said they used 150 to 200 face masks, for an average of around three per week.
In particular, 14 percent said that they used more than 350 face masks over the past year, indicating that they wore a new mask almost every day. Another 16 percent of the respondents said that they used 100 to 150 face masks during the same period.
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