Survey Data Regarding Perceived Air Quality In Australia, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa, United States Before And During Covid-19 Restrictions
© 2020 The Author(s) The dataset deals with the air quality perceived by citizens before and during the enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions in ten countries around the world: Australia, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa and the United States. An online survey conveniently translated into Chinese, English, Italian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese collected information regarding the perceived quality of air pollution according to a Likert scale. The questionnaire was distributed between 11-05-2020 and 31-05-2020 and 9 394 respondents took part. Both the survey and the dataset (stored in a Microsoft Excel Worksheet) are available in a public repository. The collected data offer the people's subjective perspectives related to the objective improvement in air quality occurred during the COVID-19 restrictions. Furthermore, the dataset can be used for research studies involving the reduction in air pollution as experienced, to a different extent, by populations of all the ten countries.
Barbieri, Diego Maria; Lou, Baowen; Passavanti, Marco; Hui, Cang; Lessa, Daniela Antunes; Maharaj, Brij; Banerjee, Arunabha; Wang, Fusong; Chang, Kevin; Naik, Bhaven; Yu, Lei; Liu, Zhuangzhuang; Sikka, Gaurav; Tucker, Andrew; Mirhosseini, Ali Foroutan; Naseri, Sahra; Qiao, Yaning; Gupta, Akshay; Abbas, Montasir; Fang, Kevin; Ghasemi, Navid; Peprah, Prince; Goswami, Shubham; Hessami, Amir; Agarwal, Nithin; Lam, Louisa; and Adomako, Solomon, "Survey Data Regarding Perceived Air Quality In Australia, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa, United States Before And During Covid-19 Restrictions" (2020). Civil and Environmental Engineering Open Access Publications. 2.