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Indonesian community knowledge, attitude and behavior towards COVID-19 vaccination

Abstract

Introduction: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread throughout the world, including Indonesia, so it is designated as a pandemic. To prevent the wider spread of COVID-19 transmission, the Indonesian government has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination program. The community knowledge, attitudes, and behavior towards COVID-19 vaccination are needed to support the success of this program. Therefore, this research aims to determine the Indonesian community knowledge, attitudes, and behavior towards COVID-19 vaccination.

Methods: This research was conducted by non-experimental observation with a cross sectional approach. Sampling using accidental sampling technique with the duration of the distribution of the e-questionnaire for 30 days. The sample of this research is the Indonesian community. The data were processed using descriptive statistical tests.

Results: The results of the univariate analysis with a total of 662 respondents showed that the majority of respondents were female, aged 18 to 25 years, educated in Senior High School/Equivalent, Muslim, domiciled in Riau, student, and received information from social media and other online media. The majority of respondents have a good level of knowledge with a score of 80.1%, have a positive attitude and behavior with a score of 53.5% and 51.8%.

Conclusion: The Indonesian community have a good level of knowledge, as well as positive attitudes and behaviors towards COVID-19 vaccination.

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How to Cite

Hadning, I., Putri, F. R. A. ., & Ardhana, S. S. . (2022). Indonesian community knowledge, attitude and behavior towards COVID-19 vaccination. Bali Medical Journal, 11(3), 1649–1655. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v11i3.3757

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