KNOWLEDGE REGARDING COVID VACCINE AMONG ADULTS IN SELECTED RURAL AREAS OF THE PUNE DISTRICT
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 1224-1228
AbstractINTRODUCTION: A week after, on March 7, COVID-19 cases topped 100,000. The WHO proclaimed COVID-19 a pandemic a few days later, on March 11. COVID-19 developed fast from a potentially fatal infection limited to Beijing to either a worldwide health crisis practically overnight. In India, the Covid-19 vaccination drive started on January 16, and during the first phase, frontline and healthcare workers were vaccinated against the disease. While the logistics of such a programme have been a challenge in a country as large as India, currently over 100 million people have already been given the shot.
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY: To assess the knowledge regarding COVID vaccine among adults& to find out the association between knowledge and selected demographic variables.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: A non-experimental Descriptive design carried out among 100 adult. Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used and was statically analyzed after collecting the data through structured questionnaire was prepared for data collection. Ethical clearance was taken from the Institutional ethics committee. Data analysis was done using descriptive statistics
RESULT: The present study result showed that Knowledge regarding Covid Vaccine among the Adults. Majority 40% were of ordinary knowledge, 35% were of good knowledge, and just 25% were of low knowledge.
CONCLUSION: The present the study's goal is to determine how well people know about the COVID vaccination the adults from selected rural areas of Pune District.
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