The Depiction of Public Knowledge, Attitudes and Anxiety Level Regarding Covid-19 Occurrence at Taman Banten Lestari Residence in 2020

  • Ghina Salsa Bela Universitas Faletehan
  • Lenny Stia Pusporini
  • Nila Marwiyah
  • Bambang Kuntarto
Keywords: Public Knowledge, Public Attitudes, The Level of Public Anxiety, Covid-19

Abstract

Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) is spreads widely and rapidly to several countries of the world, resulting in an increased number of people infected by Covid-19 every day. The purpose of this study was to identify the depiction of public knowledge, attitudes and anxiety level regarding Covid-19 occurrence at Taman Banten Lestari Residence in 2020. The study design used was observational description with number of subject were the communities who live in Taman Banten Lestari Residence Block D RW 21. The sampling technique was purposive sampling, with total 84 respondents. The frequency descriptive-based research result showed that most of respondent (53.6%) had a good knowledge, (54.8%) had a positive attitude and (67.9%) had a mild anxiety. Health workers should continually educate public about Covid-19 to improve knowledge, positive attitude and to decrease the level of anxiety of community, so that people are more alert to Covid-19 occurrence.

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Published
2021-03-15
How to Cite
Bela, G., Pusporini, L., Marwiyah, N., & Kuntarto, B. (2021). The Depiction of Public Knowledge, Attitudes and Anxiety Level Regarding Covid-19 Occurrence at Taman Banten Lestari Residence in 2020. Faletehan Health Journal, 8(01), 42-50. https://doi.org/10.33746/fhj.v8i01.198