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Table 2 Observed and predicted maximum values for Google Trends (GT) on five chronic diseases (March 2020)

From: Anomalous asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Google Trends patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Asthma COPD Diabetes mellitus Hypertension Crohn’s disease
Maximum GT observed value (March 2020) Maximum GT predicted value (March 2020) Maximum GT observed value (March 2020) Maximum GT predicted value (March 2020) Maximum GT observed value (March 2020) Maximum GT predicted value (March 2020) Maximum GT observed value (March 2020) Maximum GT predicted value (March 2020) Maximum GT observed value (March 2020) Maximum GT predicted value (March 2020)
Europe
 Austria 67 29 42 37 71 94 45 45 21 26
 Belgium 67 30 21 20 69 88 38 42 25 27
 Bulgaria 27 26 17 14 86 97 78 75 6 17
 Czech Republic 37 35 14 17 63 92 32 34 18 40
 Denmark 87 27 26 31 82 92 13 14 14 14
 Finland 76 34 10 15 67 77 31 27 13 17
 France 100 25 24 12 68 60 51 44 22 31
 Germany 87 30 53 34 68 88 41 44 18 20
 Greece 52 20 27 15 73 93 31 33 13 32
 Hungary 34 18 100 12 37 65 39 47 10 20
 Ireland 100 29 45 28 84 78 49 40 29 28
 Italy 41 29 11 12 78 32 74 67 13 32
 Netherlands 64 21 27 21 60 74 29 37 14 15
 Norway 100 28 11 23 55 70 49 32 14 23
 Poland 28 18 11 8 44 78 24 33 10 12
 Portugal 50 25 9 15 52 70 18 26 15 22
 Romania 18 18 7 9 100 94 42 31 4 11
 Russia 26 29 9 10 61 97 33 41 6 9
 Spain 62 19 15 23 56 61 65 64 13 39
 Sweden 41 14 12 15 41 44 32 20 7 8
 Switzerland 100 26 28 22 56 59 62 34 14 21
 Ukraine 24 25 10 8 75 100 37 47 7 10
 United Kingdom 100 13 35 12 58 42 30 18 12 14
Africa
 Egypt 8 8 3 4 55 86 10 14 69 4
 South Africa 32 20 9 11 60 70 40 44 7 8
North America
 Canada 69 23 31 24 95 100 46 55 18 22
 USA 60 28 28 24 99 100 59 64 16 22
Latin America
 Argentina 21 8 6 8 30 35 30 27 3 19
 Brazil 52 25 11 8 87 96 72 59 8 25
 Chile 49 26 11 17 64 87 64 69 8 10
 Colombia 26 22 35 19 46 62 100 74 3 22
 Ecuador 23 18 7 10 46 63 75 49 9 8
 Mexico 19 19 12 12 76 87 69 67 3 5
 Peru 39 26 5 9 64 87 57 51 4 6
 Venezuela 31 28 5 12 48 63 71 71 3 10
Asia
 Hong Kong 23 33 14 15 69 100 43 63 5 14
 India 22 19 10 10 61 79 31 33 3 4
 Indonesia 53 53 7 10 87 100 83 100 1 2
 Iran 68 82 1 2 16 34 16 16 6 4
 Israel 27 20 9 10 52 98 18 25 19 20
 Japan 51 43 12 8 68 88 26 30 4 9
 Malaysia 35 40 11 13 90 100 59 79 2 5
 Pakistan 30 37 12 18 66 100 55 69 7 7
 Philippines 87 59 20 20 78 100 81 91 5 7
 Saudi Arabia 13 16 2 3 59 83 8 12 46 5
 Singapore 19 20 7 9 47 78 37 81 3 7
 South Korea 17 20 10 12 63 92 27 45 7 11
 Taiwan 24 29 9 12 82 100 45 68 2 5
 Thailand 16 20 10 12 81 100 40 56 3 3
 Turkey 65 34 100 22 60 76 40 30 6 10
 UAE 22 18 6 6 55 73 22 33 6 8
 Vietnam 16 20 9 9 95 88 29 36 1 2
Pacific
 Australia 77 48 28 24 85 94 45 42 17 23
 New Zealand 91 36 39 25 76 100 33 42 19 28
  1. Maximum predicted values correspond to the maximum values of the upper bound of the 95% confidence intervals for predicted asthma GT. Numbers in italic indicate cases in which maximum GT observed values were higher than maximum predicted values
  2. COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, USA United States of America
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