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Table 1 Distribution of answers according to articles of Fear of COVID-19 (FCV-19S) scale

From: Level of COVID-19 fear in cancer patients

Substance Response Sample size Percentage
I am most afraid of coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 53 10.9
Agree a little 72 14.8
Hesitant 36 7.4
Mostly agree 109 22.4
Agree completely 216 44.4
It makes me uncomfortable to think about coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 39 8.0
Agree a little 83 17.1
Hesitant 47 9.7
Mostly agree 112 23.0
Agree completely 205 42.2
My hands become clammy when I think about coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 163 33.5
Agree a little 104 21.4
Hesitant 39 8.0
Mostly agree 71 14.6
Agree completely 109 22.4
I am afraid of losing my life because of coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 62 12.8
Agree a little 66 13.6
Hesitant 36 7.4
Mostly agree 137 28.2
Agree completely 185 38.1
When watching news and stories about coronavirus-19 on social media, I become nervous or anxious. Don’t agree at all 65 13.4
Agree a little 76 15.6
Hesitant 31 6.4
Mostly agree 141 29.0
Agree completely 173 35.6
I cannot sleep because I’m worrying about getting coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 199 40.9
Agree a little 75 15.4
Hesitant 32 6.6
Mostly agree 67 13.8
Agree completely 113 23.3
My heart races or palpitates when I think about getting coronavirus-19. Don’t agree at all 181 37.2
Agree a little 98 20.2
Hesitant 31 6.4
Mostly agree 61 12.6
Agree completely 115 23.7