Table 4 The effect of social connectedness by political orientation and race.

The effect of social connectedness by political orientation and race.. The dependent variable is Social distancing. Restrictions is the number of the five restriction types currently adopted in the county. SCI China and SCI Italy are the SCI values between the county and China and Italy, respectively. Republican is a dummy taking the value one if more people voted Republicans than for Democrats in the 2016 presidential election. Asian and White are the shares of county population classified as Asian and White in the Census, respectively. N cases is the current number of confirmed cases in the county. Heteroscedasticity-consistent SEs, double-clustered by county and day, are shown in parentheses. Significance levels: *0.1, **0.05, and ***0.01.

Political orientationRace
(1)(2)(3)(4)
Restr. × ln(SCI China) × Rep.0.0010** (0.0004)
Restr. × ln(SCI Italy) × Rep.0.0008* (0.0004)
Restr. × Republican−0.0066* (0.0034)−0.0051 (0.0034)
Restr. × ln(SCI China) × Asian−0.0601* (0.0303)
Restr. × ln(SCI Italy) × Asian0.0723** (0.0299)
Restr. × Asian−0.0824 (0.0896)
Restr. × ln(SCI China) × White0.0066** (0.0032)
Restr. × ln(SCI Italy) × White−0.0048 (0.0034)
Restr. × White0.0060 (0.0078)
Restr. × ln(SCI China)0.0040*** (0.0005)0.0016*** (0.0006)−0.0043 (0.0027)
Restr. × ln(SCI Italy)0.0046*** (0.0005)0.0034*** (0.0006)0.0083*** (0.0030)
Restrictions (0–5)−0.0199*** (0.0047)−0.0245*** (0.0050)−0.0251*** (0.0043)−0.0357*** (0.0072)
ln(N cases)0.0129*** (0.0010)0.0120*** (0.0010)0.0106*** (0.0009)0.0122*** (0.0010)
State-Day FEYesYesYesYes
County FEYesYesYesYes
N184,766184,766184,766184,766
R20.7560.7560.7570.757