Author(s): Habibunisha H, Vadivazhgan Alias Rathinam, Nivethitha K

Email(s): nivi.mahi2002@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00127   

Address: Habibunisha H1, Vadivazhgan Alias Rathinam1, Nivethitha K2
1M.Sc. Nursing Student, Dept. of MSN, College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry, India.
2M.Sc. Nursing Student, Dept. of MSN, College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry, India.
3Associate Professor, Dept. of MSN, College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Background: The SARS COVID-19 is a highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2. Developing an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine is global public health vitality in constraining the pandemic. Aim: This study was aimed to assess the level of perception towards COVID-19 Vaccination among public and to associate the level of perception towards COVID-19 vaccination with selected demographic variables. Methodology: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among general public in selected areas. Sample size was 50 selected through snowball sampling technique was used. Data was collected using modified rating scale questionnaire. Results: The study results showed that the mean perception score was 58.7 and standard deviation perception score was 8.579. Among 50 subjects 24 (48%) subjects had favorable perception, 23 (46%) subjects had neutral perception and 3 (6%) subjects had unfavorable perception towards COVID-19 Vaccination among public. Conclusion: The study result predicated that there was no significant association (p>0.05) with demographic variables such as age, sex, educational status, occupation, income. Majority of the subjects 24 48%) had favorable perception towards COVID-19 Vaccination.


Cite this article:
Habibunisha H, Vadivazhgan Alias Rathinam, Nivethitha K. A study on perception on Covid- 19 vaccination among general public. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):537-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00127

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Habibunisha H, Vadivazhgan Alias Rathinam, Nivethitha K. A study on perception on Covid- 19 vaccination among general public. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(4):537-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00127   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-4-19


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