The relationship between knowledge, attitude, and readiness of academic community in Covid-19 spread prevention: Batari Toja Nursing Academy, Watampone

  • Kistan Kistan Batari Toja Nursing Academy, Watampone, Indonesia
  • St. Malka Batari Toja Midwifery Academy, Watampone, Indonesia
  • Musni Musni Batari Toja Midwifery Academy, Watampone, Indonesia
Keywords: attitude, disaster, knowledge, pandemic, readiness

Abstract

This study aims to determine the relationship between knowledge, attitude, and the readiness of the academic community in the prevention of COVID-19 spread in Batari Toja Nursing Academy, Watampone. The type of study was an analytical survey using a cross-sectional study design. The number of samples in this study was 30 respondents selected using a purposive sampling technique. Furthermore, data were collected using a questionnaire. Data were then processed by utilizing SPSS v.22 with univariate and bivariate analyses and the Chi-square statistical test, then, presented in the form of frequency distribution tables. This study showed that, from the result of the Chi-square test, the relationship between knowledge and readiness was indicated with a p-value of 0.003 < (α = 0.05) while the relationship between attitude and readiness was indicated with a p-value of 0.019 < (α = 0.05) meaning that there is a relationship between knowledge along with attitude and the readiness of the academic community related to prevention of COVID-19 spread in Batari Toja Nursing Academy, Watampone. 

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Published
2020-07-20
How to Cite
Kistan, K., Malka, S., & Musni, M. (2020). The relationship between knowledge, attitude, and readiness of academic community in Covid-19 spread prevention: Batari Toja Nursing Academy, Watampone. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 3(1), 72-78. https://doi.org/10.31295/ijhms.v3n1.155
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