Safe and effective vaccine are important tools, in combination with other measures to protect people from COVID-19 and which can save lives and reduces the pandemic in widescale.1 A descriptive study was carried out to assess the perception of COVID -19 vaccination and association between perception of COVID -19 vaccination with demographic variables. The aims and objectives of the study were to assess the demographic variables, to assess the level of perception towards COVID-19 vaccination among the residents in a selected area of Digboi and to find out the association between the levels of perception towards COVID-19 vaccination with the selected socio demographic variables of the residents in a selected area of Digboi. Total 100 residents under the age group of 20-60 years of Muliabari area of Digboi, Tinsukia, Assam taken for the study through non-probability convenient sampling technique. The tools used in the study were ten self-structured interview questionnaire to assess the perception of COVID-19 vaccination among residents. Results showed that the mean perception score was 40.63 and standard deviation was 6.15. Among 100 residents, majority of residents 57(57%) had strongly agree response towards the vaccination, 37(37%) had agree response and 6(6%) had uncertain response towards the vaccination and there was no any response for disagree or strongly disagree. The researcher came to the conclusion that the residents of Muliabari, Digboi area has positive perception towards COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Aparajita Phukan Baruah. A Study to assess the perception of COVID -19 vaccinations among the residents in a selected area of Digboi. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):275-9. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00057
Aparajita Phukan Baruah. A Study to assess the perception of COVID -19 vaccinations among the residents in a selected area of Digboi. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(4):275-9. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00057 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-4-7
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