Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among Office Workers about COVID-19 Prevention

masruroh, nur lailatul and Tyas Pradani, Vega and Pemiluwati, Tri and Melizza, Nur and Bekti Prasetyo, Yoyok and Dwi Kurnia, Anggraini (2022) Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among Office Workers about COVID-19 Prevention. Gaceta Médica De Caracas, 130 (1). pp. 216-224. ISSN 0367-4762

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Introduction: The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in office clusters makes the government implement health protocols that are useful to prevent exposure to COVID-19 while working. Health protocols are self-protection measures to prevent COVID-19 transmission. Health protocol measures include washing hands, maintaining distance, and avoiding crowds. This study aimed to identify knowledge, attitudes, and preventive behaviours in office workers about preventing COVID-19. Methods: This research uses a correlational descriptive design with a cross-sectional approach. The population of this study amounted to 84 employees of university workers in one of the universities in Malang City, Indonesia. The sample in this study amounted to 69 employees of the University in Malang. The inclusion criteria in this study are employees from accounting, students’ administration officer, research officer, learning center, student center, library, and campus security. Spearman rank was used to analyze the data. Results: The results in this study mentioned that the level of knowledge of employees have good knowledge (75.4 %), who have a positive attitude (97.1 %), and low-risk preventive behaviour (56.5 %), which means having good behaviour in the prevention of COVID-19. There is a correlation or relationship between knowledge variables and office employees’ attitudes toward COVID-19 prevention. Conclusion: Conclusions on employees of the university site have a good level of knowledge and preventive behaviour and a positive attitude towards preventing COVID-19

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Attitudes, COVID-19, knowledge, office workers, preventive behaviour
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Health Science > Department of Nursing (14201)
Depositing User: yoyok Yoyok Bekti Prasetyo, S.Kep, M.Kep., Sp.Kom
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2024 10:06
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2024 10:06

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