Assessment of Awareness on COVID-19 among Adults by Using an Online Platform: 26 Countries View

Authors

  • Kogila Palanimuthu1 , Birhanu Gutu2 , Leta Tesfaye3 , BuliYohannis Tasisa4 , Yoseph Shiferaw Belayneh5 , Melkamu Tamiru6 , Desalegn Shiferaw7

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2348

Keywords:

Cognizance, COVID-19, Online Platform, Global Community

Abstract

A study was conducted to assess the awareness on covid-19 by using online platform among global community.
The objectives were to assess the socio demographic characteristics, to determine the relationship between
levels of awareness of COVID-19 with their selected demographic variables.
A global community based cross sectional study was conducted by internet survey design with 2857
respondents. Data were collected by online Google form, researcher administered a questionaries’ awareness
on COVID 19 through goggle link to the online platform and receive responses from the respondents,. The
collected data was tabulated and analyzed. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used.
Researchers observed that 29.1% of the respondents reported high levels of awareness, 48.5% of the
respondents reported moderate levels of awareness and 23.4% of the respondents reported low levels of
awareness on COVID-19 respectively. It is very essential to create the awareness on COVID 19 among
global population and protect the global community from deadly disease.

Author Biography

Kogila Palanimuthu1 , Birhanu Gutu2 , Leta Tesfaye3 , BuliYohannis Tasisa4 , Yoseph Shiferaw Belayneh5 , Melkamu Tamiru6 , Desalegn Shiferaw7

1
Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and health sciences, Dambi Dollo University,
Oromia, Ethiopia, 2Lecturer, Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and health sciences, Dambi Dollo
University, Oromia, Ethiopia, 3Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural and Computational
sciences, Dambi Dollo University, Oromia, Ethiopia, 4&6Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, College of
Natural and Computational sciences, Dambi Dollo University, Oromia, Ethiopia, 5Assistant Professor, Department
of Chemistry, College of Natural and Computational sciences, Dambi Dollo University, Oromia, Ethiopia,
7Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and health sciences, Dambi Dollo
University, Oromia, Ethiopia

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Kogila Palanimuthu1 , Birhanu Gutu2 , Leta Tesfaye3 , BuliYohannis Tasisa4 , Yoseph Shiferaw Belayneh5 , Melkamu Tamiru6 , Desalegn Shiferaw7. (2021). Assessment of Awareness on COVID-19 among Adults by Using an Online Platform: 26 Countries View. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 434-439. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2348

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