Knowledge, attitude, and practice of indonesian residents toward covid-19: A cross-sectional survey

Muhammad Muslih, Henny Dwi Susanti, Yohanes Andy Rias, Min Huey Chung

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摘要

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic. We examined the KAP’s relationship with factors associated with practice toward the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. This cross-sectional survey study was conducted between March and April 2020 and included 1033 participants. Knowledge scores of COVID-19 were positively associated with wearing a mask when leaving home (odds ratio (OR): 1.22, p < 0.05). Although men had a lower knowledge score, they were less likely to go to a crowded place compared with women (OR: 0.79, p < 0.05). However, women (OR: 1.25, p < 0.05) were more likely than men to wear a mask when leaving home. Furthermore, men (OR: 3.32, p < 0.05) were more likely than women to have a positive attitude toward COVID-19. Indonesian residents had satisfactory knowledge, demonstrated a positive attitude, and followed appropriate practices toward the pandemic. More educated individuals had a more positive attitude. Men and women differed with respect to their knowledge-based practices. Men were less likely to go to crowded places, and women were more likely to wear a mask when leaving home. Furthermore, men were more likely to wear a mask when leaving home than women when men had the attitude that Indonesia can win against COVID-19.

原文英語
文章編號4473
期刊International journal of environmental research and public health
18
發行號9
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 五月 1 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 公共衛生、環境和職業健康
  • 污染
  • 健康、毒理學和誘變

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