Hubungan Sosio-Demografi dengan Tingkat Pengetahuan Masyarakat Kota Tegal tentang COVID-19

Socio-Demographic Relationship with the Level of Knowledge of the People of the City of Tegal about COVID-19

Authors

  • Agus Susanto Polteknik Harapan Bersama https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1871-483X
  • Ratih Sakti Prastiwi Politeknik Harapan Bersama
  • Kristy Suwito Politeknik Harapan Bersama
  • Ulfatul Latifah Politeknik Harapan Bersama

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25026/jsk.v3i6.644

Keywords:

COVID-19, Knowledge Level, socio-demographic

Abstract

COVID-19 has developed into a pandemic and the transmission chart of this new type of disease has ups and downs from day today. The duration of handling COVID-19 is related to the public's level of awareness and knowledge about COVID-19 and its prevention procedures. The level of public awareness and knowledge cannot be separated from socio-demographic factors. This study aims to analyze whether there is a relationship between socio-demography and the level of public knowledge about COVID-19. This study is a cross-sectional study, with a total sample size of 313. The subjects of this study were the people of Tegal City with a minimum age of 18 years. Data analysis used univariate and bivariate analysis. The results showed that most of the respondents' knowledge level was at a sufficient level (71.25%). This study also shows that there is no relationship between gender and age with the level of knowledge (p-value 0.184 & 0.147), while between education and work and the level of knowledge (p-value 0.000 & 0.009). The level of public knowledge is still at the intermediate level, so health promotion activities are needed to raise awareness about COVID-19.

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2021-12-31

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Susanto, A., Prastiwi, R. S., Suwito, K. N., & Latifah, U. (2021). Hubungan Sosio-Demografi dengan Tingkat Pengetahuan Masyarakat Kota Tegal tentang COVID-19: Socio-Demographic Relationship with the Level of Knowledge of the People of the City of Tegal about COVID-19. Jurnal Sains Dan Kesehatan, 3(6), 885–890. https://doi.org/10.25026/jsk.v3i6.644