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Table 8 Comparison of the typical frequency of handwashing

From: Changes in handwashing and hygiene product usage patterns in Korea before and after the outbreak of COVID-19

Frequency of washing hands Crème This study (Pre) This study (Post)
N (%) N (%) N (%)
1 time per day 5 (1.1) 11 (1.1) 4 (0.4)
2 times per day 14 (3.1) 42 (4.2) 12 (1.2)
3 times per day 35 (7.8) 121 (12.1) 50 (5.0)
4 times per day 48 (10.7) 117 (11.7) 50 (5.0)
5 times per day 95 (21.2) 200 (20.0) 130 (13.0)
6 times per day 52 (11.6) 106 (10.6) 95 (9.5)
7 times per day 16 (3.6) 81 (8.1) 88 (8.8)
8 times per day 26 (5.8) 68 (6.8) 108 (10.8)
9 times per day 5 (1.1) 18 (1.8) 38 (3.8)
10 times per day 85 (19.0) 105 (10.5) 134 (13.4)
11–20 times per day 52 (11.6) 118 (11.8) 233 (23.3)
21–30 times per day 10 (2.2) 11 (1.1) 45 (4.5)
31–40 times per day 1 (0.2) 2 (0.2) 7 (0.7)
41–50 times per day 1 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.3)
50 + times per day 1 (0.2) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.3)
Don't wash hands 2 (0.44)
Total 448 1,000 1,000