Assessment of knowledge and attitude of COVID 19 in Nigeria among Health care students


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Yazarlar

  • Blessing C. Nwaso
  • Eze Ajaegbu
  • Adeniran J. Ikuesan
  • Juliana O Ndubuisi
  • Florence O. Nduka
  • Abdulrasheed M. Bello

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10970942

Özet

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a disease caused by a virus belonging to an order Nidovirales, and family of Coronaviridae and can be transmitted from person to person through respiratory droplets produced during coughing and sneezing. The aim of this study was acquired to give information on the knowledge and attitude of health care students as COVID-19 disease is concerned. This study was a survey research design that was drawn from a total population of 2500 FCDT&T students of which 355 were selected from seven departments in FCDT&T given a total sample size of 355 students for this study. The instrument for data collection of this study was a structured questionnaire developed and validated by Emerging and Re-emerging ABSR researchers consisting of microbiologists, dental technologists, nutritionists, chemists, and therapists. The findings revealed 77.7% scored was observed on knowledge, and 45.4% on the attitude of the health care students as regard COVID-19. Pearson’s correlation revealed there is a statistically negative relationship between knowledge and attitude of health care students. Recommendation government, various communities, and hospitals should work in collaboration to deal with COVID-19.

Yayınlanmış

2024-04-21

Nasıl Atıf Yapılır

Nwaso, B. C., Ajaegbu, E., Ikuesan , A. J., Ndubuisi, J. O., Nduka, F. O., & Bello, A. M. (2024). Assessment of knowledge and attitude of COVID 19 in Nigeria among Health care students. Journal of One Health Research, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10970942