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The lockdown due to corona virus has affected many rural and urban people day to day life . There are some good and bad effects of this lockdown . Urban people are mentally stressed during this lockdown whereas rural people don't have enough awareness on lockdown and covid 19 . Lockdowns have a bigger impact in urban areas due to its much larger economic activity here. The major aim of this survey is to bring awareness to people about the lockdown effects of rural and urban people in India.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
Self - administered questionnaires were designed based on knowledge, attitude and practice and were distributed through the online survey in google forms in the year 2020. The population included for the survey is between the age group of18 - 59 years. The participants were explained about the study in detail. The questions were validated and distributed to participants The responses were collected and tabulated. The collected data was analysed statistically using the SPSS tool for descriptive and association analysis.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSION:
This is a Survey based on Rural and urban India during lockdown effects and forecast, in which 41% of male and 59.4% of females participated in the survey. 31.75% of the respondents reported high and very high levels of anxiety experienced during the lockdown period because of COVID-19 threat and around 46.03% of the respondents reported felt that the mental anxiety faced by the people is not similar in rural and urban areas. Around 65% of the respondents felt that they are socially isolated. This study has shown a lockdown effect and its forecast of Covid 19 among rural and urban populations of india and findings suggests that the impact of lockdown is definitely a serious threat and anxiety to their day to day living and income generation. Moreover, Rural and urban challenges to face the lockdown differ. The rural area is affected more compared to urban areas because they struggle to get their essentials as their income is unstable.