International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 8, Issue 8 (2021)

Knowledge, perception and practice towards COVID 19 among rural population


Jasmine Azaz Shaikh, Shrikant Sant, Rohit Gupta

Question(s): What will be the knowledge, perception and practice level towards covid-19 among rural population of Loni? Design: Descriptive Study. Participants: Rural Population. Intervention: Non- Interventional Outcome measures: Questionnaire responses. Results: A total 315 participants completed the survey. The main sources of COVID 19 information were television and social media. Majority of respondents shown a correct rate of knowledge (80%), Perception (54%) and Practice (66%) towards COVID 19. Conclusion: The Study concludes, majority of the respondents shown a good knowledge and right practice towards COVID 19 Pandemic. Still there was a gap in right perception towards underlying myths and facts about COVID 19. Providing educational programs and circulating WHO myth busters through media or social networks can resolve underlying Misconceptions about COVID 19 and improves the Knowledge, Perception and Practices among Public.
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Jasmine Azaz Shaikh, Shrikant Sant, Rohit Gupta. Knowledge, perception and practice towards COVID 19 among rural population. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 8, Issue 8, 2021, Pages 116-120
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