Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of First Year Medical Students Regarding COVID-19 in Chhattisgarh: A Cross-Sectional Study
Keywords:Covid 19, Medical Students, KAP
Introduction and Aim: Purpose of this study is to investigate knowledge, attitude and practice of first year medical students towards COVID 19.
Material and Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 148 first-year undergraduate students of a tertiary care hospital of Bhilai Chhattisgarh, from April to May 2020.Results: Finding of this study showed 93 % of the participants had knowledge about the precautionary actions,81% about the mode of spread, 96% about infecting agent. Most of the participants had encouraging outlook towards activities to control COVID-19 spread. The practice part was also acceptable with very minor shortcomings.Conclusion: Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding covid 19 was found to be acceptable. Some areas in practice part need attention which can be attained by giving informative sessions regarding same.
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