Author(s): Jocy Joseph, Johnsy. K. George, Joshema Benny, Lisha Baby, Neena Saju, Riya Ci, Sandra Shaju, Sherin Thanckachan, Shilpa Benny

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DOI: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00023   

Address: Jocy Joseph, Johnsy. K. George, Joshema Benny, Lisha Baby, Neena Saju, Riya Ci, Sandra Shaju, Sherin Thanckachan, Shilpa Benny
E5 229, Gilgal Otharaparambil (H), KSHB, Medical College P. O, Calicut, 673008.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Covid 19 is the disease caused by a Novel Corona virus, the severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV2). The vaccination is intended to protect individual against these diseases. Objective: To assess the level of knowledge towards Covid 19 vaccination among the adult population visiting JMMC and RI, To assess the attitude towards Covid 19 vaccination among the adult population visiting JMMC and RI, To associate between knowledge regarding COVID 19 Vaccination with selected demographic variables, To associate between the attitude towards COVID 19 vaccination with selected demographic and clinical data variables, To correlate between the knowledge and attitude towards Covid 19 vaccination. Material and Methodology: The study conducted on a sample size of 100, and the people at age between 18 to 60 years. The research design of the study was descriptive design and the sample was selected by non-probability purposive sampling. Tool: The tool consist of section A, sociodemographic and clinical data variables, and section B self-structured knowledge assessment questionnaire, and section C self-structured attitude scale. Result: On assessment of Knowledge regarding COVID 19 vaccination of the population with self-structured knowledge questionnaire overall about 50(50%) of participants have good knowledge. On assessment Of Attitude towards Covid-19 vaccination of the population with self-structured attitude scale. 66(66%) of population shows moderately favourable attitude towards Covid 19 vaccination. Discussion: In this study, there is significant association(p=0. 006) between education and attitude towards Covid 19 vaccination. It is also found that between knowledge and attitude revealed that there is moderately positive correlation at 0. 01 level. Therefore as the knowledge level increases more favourable attitude is observed among the population.


Cite this article:
Jocy Joseph, Johnsy. K. George, Joshema Benny, Lisha Baby, Neena Saju, Riya Ci, Sandra Shaju, Sherin Thanckachan, Shilpa Benny. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude towards Covid 19 Vaccination among the Adult Population visitingJubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(2):101-3. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00023

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Jocy Joseph, Johnsy. K. George, Joshema Benny, Lisha Baby, Neena Saju, Riya Ci, Sandra Shaju, Sherin Thanckachan, Shilpa Benny. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude towards Covid 19 Vaccination among the Adult Population visitingJubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(2):101-3. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00023   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-2-5


REFERENCE:
1.    Rine Christopher Reuben, Margaret M. A. Danladi and Patricia EneEjembi. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Towards COVID-19: An Epidemiological Survey in North-Central Journal of Community Health Nursing: Nature Publishing Group, 7 July 2020
2.    Jayne Leonard, The Pfizer vaccine for coronavirus, United States and Other Countries, June 27, 2021

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