Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of COVID-19 Health Protocols in Pasanggrahan Village, Indonesia

  • Intan Silviana Mustikawati
  • Putri Handayani
  • Erlina Puspitaloka Mahadewi
  • Zelfino
Keywords: COVID-19 health protocols, preventive behavior, knowledge, awareness, community

Abstract

Background: The prevention behaviors of COVID-19 are important to overcome and control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Community compliance to implement COVID-19 health protocols is affected by their knowledge and awareness. This study aimed to analyze knowledge, attitude, and practice of COVID-19 health protocols. Method: This study was a quantitative approach with cross-sectional design in 2022. The population in this study were 120 people in Pasanggrahan village, Banten province, Indonesia, who participated in health promotion program. Data was collected by questionnaire and it was analyzed using χ2 test. Results: The average age of respondents was 45 years old, female (90%), high education (59,2%), not working (61,7%), multipara (85,8%), has no history of COVID-19 (66,7%), have received the COVID-19 vaccine (95,8%), and have received dose 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine (56.7%). Majority of respondents had good knowledge about COVID-19 health protocols (76.7%), positive attitude towards the benefits of COVID-19 health protocols (72.5%), and good practice of COVID-19 health protocols (74.2%). Knowledge (CI 95%; 1,17-7,11) and attitude (CI 95%; 6,38-47,12) were significantly associated with practice of COVID-19 health protocols (p value<0,05). Conclusion: Good knowledge and positive attitude were associated with good practice of COVID-19 health protocols. Sustainable health education, assistance, and adequate supervision are very important to improve knowledge, attitude, and practice of COVID-19 health protocols.
Published
2022-12-30
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Articles