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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 8, Issue 7, Part B (2022)

A cross-sectional study to assess the knowledge attitude and perception toward COVID-19 vaccinations among general population of Naraingarh district Ambala (Haryana)

Author(s)
Renu Bala, Shabnam Banoo, Misba Liaqat, Dushyant Sehrawat, Lalita Kumari, Neha kumari, Akanksha Dhiman, Kanika Dhiman and Meenu Kumari
Abstract
Our aim of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and perception toward COVID-19 vaccinations among general population of Naraingarh District Ambala, Haryana. The objectives of this study were as follows:
•To assess the knowledge, attitude and perception regarding COVID-19 vaccinations among general population of Naraingarh District Ambala, Haryana.
•To find the association between the knowledge, attitude and perception with selected social demographic variables of general population toward COVID-19 vaccinations.
The tool used for the study was consist of sectionⅠ(Socio Demographic Variables) section Ⅱ(Structured Knowledge Questionnaire) section Ⅲ(Check List Designed) and section Ⅳ(Rating Scale Designed) for assessing the knowledge, attitude and perception toward COVID-19 vaccinations. In this study related to the socio- demographic variables of the general population, out of 60 people majority 41.6% people were in the age group of 20-30years, 33.33% people were in the age of 30-40 years, 25% people were in the age of 40-50. Majority of people 66% married 25% people were unmarried and 8.33% were widow Majority of people 25% had primary education 16.67% had middle education 16.67% had secondary education and 33.33% had graduation and above Majority of people 50% homemaker 25 % are daily worker, 8.33 are government worker, and 16.67 are private job. Majority of people 45% had nuclear family and 15% had joint family. Majority of 50.1% people are Hindu 33.33% people are Muslim, 16.67 are Sikh. Majority of people 66, 67% were rural and 33.33% were semi urban. Majority of people58.33% had above 10-20 thousand income, 16.67% had 15 thousand, 16.67% had <10 thousand and 8.33% had above 20 thousand. Majority of people 83.33 had knowledge about vaccination, 8.33 had no knowledge and 8.33% people are don’t know about vaccination. Majority of people 16.67% friend and neighbor source of knowledge, 255 had mass media 33.33% had health worker 8.33% social media, 8.33% newspaper and 8.33% had internet source of the knowledge about COVID-19 vaccination.
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How to cite this article:
Renu Bala, Shabnam Banoo, Misba Liaqat, Dushyant Sehrawat, Lalita Kumari, Neha kumari, Akanksha Dhiman, Kanika Dhiman, Meenu Kumari. A cross-sectional study to assess the knowledge attitude and perception toward COVID-19 vaccinations among general population of Naraingarh district Ambala (Haryana). Int J Appl Res 2022;8(7):106-112.
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