Nature Human Behaviour: Partisan differences in physical distancing are linked to health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nature Human Behaviour: Partisan differences in physical distancing are linked to health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Numerous polls suggest that COVID-19 is a profoundly partisan issue in the United States. Using the geotracking data of 15 million smartphones per day, we found that US counties that voted for Donald Trump (Republican) over Hillary Clinton (Democrat) in the 2016 presidential election exhibited 14% less physical distancing between March and May 2020.”

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