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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2021, Vol. 6, Issue 2
Awareness, knowledge & attitude about Covid-19 second wave among general population of either gender
Author(s): Tejashree Pendse, Gayathri Devi Madhu and Srabani Bhattacharya
Abstract:
This cross-sectional interview-based study was conducted by using a pre-tested & pre-validated online questionnaire to determine the awareness, knowledge & attitude of COVID-19 second wave among adult general population of either gender. The total number of respondents was 255 (111 females 43.53% & 144 males 56.47%). Their age varied from 18 yrs to 76 yrs & above. 98.04% of respondents believe that compared to last year the second wave of COVID-19 is more severe & deadlier. 60.39% of them get information & updates about COVID-19 from news. 21.96% were tested positive. 44.31% had taken COVID-19 vaccine of both doses during the present survey, 33.33% first dose & 22.35% did not take vaccine till the time of survey. Those who tested positive, 33.93% experienced fever, 32.14% experienced dry & persistent cough, muscle ache 14.29%, no symptoms 0%.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Tejashree Pendse, Gayathri Devi Madhu, Srabani Bhattacharya. Awareness, knowledge & attitude about Covid-19 second wave among general population of either gender. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2021;6(2):25-32.
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