Descriptive Online Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Anxiety During the Period of Pandemic COVID-19 in Indonesia

Authors

  • Agung Sutriyawan1 , Hairil Akbar2 , Fibrianti3 , Intan Pertiwi4 , Ucu W. Somantri5 , Lezi Y. Sari6

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2276

Keywords:

COVID-19, knowledge, attitude, anxiety

Abstract

Background: The Government provides directives related to the prevention of cases spread, but the number
of cases still shows improvement. Community knowledge and attitudes influence the level of compliance
with the Government’s recommended COVID-19 deployment precautions.
Objectives: Assess knowledge, attitudes, and anxiety during the COVID-19 period.
Method: This is a quantitative descriptive study, sampling techniques using Snowball. Questionnaires have
four parts, social-demographic, knowledge, attitude, and anxiety during the pandemic. Online questionnaires
were developed using Google forms. Questionnaire link sent via email, Whats App, Facebook. Variables are
summarized into frequencies and percentages using SPSS version 25.
Results: Total (61.3%) The respondent knows how to spread COVID-19, (97.4%) and (95.3%) Know
COVID-19 is more dangerous for elderly and people have chronic diseases, (95.1%) Know the handwashing
is a preventive effort, almost all of the participants agreed on hand washing, hand sanitizer, using a mask,
(92%) Participants agreed to the screening COVID-19, (93%) Participants are willing to follow the
Government’s recommendation, (60%) Participants felt paranoid, (83%) Participants are always worried for
themselves and those closest to you.
Conclusion: This study resulted in respondents having demonstrated good knowledge, positive attitudes,
and feeling anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic

Author Biography

Agung Sutriyawan1 , Hairil Akbar2 , Fibrianti3 , Intan Pertiwi4 , Ucu W. Somantri5 , Lezi Y. Sari6

1
Research Scholar, Bachelor Programme Public Health, Bhakti Kencana University, 2Research Scholar, Graha
Medika Institute of Health Science, 3
Research Scholar, Hamzar Institute of Health Science, 4
Research Scholar,
Infectious Disease Hospital Prof. Dr. Sulianti Saroso, 5
Research Scholar, Mathla ul Anwar University, 6Research
Scholar, Dehasen University of Bengkulu

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Agung Sutriyawan1 , Hairil Akbar2 , Fibrianti3 , Intan Pertiwi4 , Ucu W. Somantri5 , Lezi Y. Sari6. (2021). Descriptive Online Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Anxiety During the Period of Pandemic COVID-19 in Indonesia. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 42-48. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2276

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