Relationship between knowledge and attitude of workers about the vaccine against COVID-19 of the Provincial Hospital of Acobamba, 2021

Authors

  • Juan Enrique Arellano Ubillus Universidad Nacional de Jaén. Jaén, Cajamarca, Perú.
  • Sindy Yahaira Garcés Ignacio Universidad Nacional de Jaén. Jaén, Cajamarca, Perú.
  • Juan Alberto Villegas Lozano Universidad Nacional de Jaén. Jaén, Cajamarca, Perú.
  • Robert Manuel Fernández Guerrero Universidad Nacional de Jaén. Jaén, Cajamarca, Perú.
  • Alex Vilder Guerrero Becerra Universidad Nacional de Jaén. Jaén, Cajamarca, Perú.

Keywords:

Knowledge, attitude, vaccine, COVID-19, worker

Abstract

The objective of this research is to determine the relationship between the knowledge and attitude of workers about the vaccine against COVID-19 of the Provincial Hospital of Acobamba, 2021; is a field study, cross-sectional, descriptive, quantitative-qualitative and non-experimental design that used, as data collection instruments, a Questionnaire and a Scale with an internal reliability (- Cronbach) of 0.90 and 0.97, respectively. Likewise, the Spearman Rho test was used to determine the relationship between knowledge and attitude with a level of statistical significance (p <0.05); regarding the results, it was obtained that of a total of 101 workers, the average age was 39.07 (± 10.82) years, 66.3% were women, 56.4% were single, 35.6% indicated that they had two children, 67.3% said they had no antecedent COVID-19; 89.1% were healthcare personnel, 45.5% worked a morning / afternoon shift, 52.5% worked more than five years ago and 79.2% worked 12 hours or more. 76.2% reported high knowledge and 50.5% indicated acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine. It was determined that knowledge and attitude regarding the COVID-19 vaccine are not related, concluding that the level of knowledge about the COVID-19 vaccine of the workers of the Acobamba Provincial Hospital is not related to the type of attitude.

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2023-10-31

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Arellano Ubillus, J. E. ., Garcés Ignacio, S. Y. ., Villegas Lozano, J. A. ., Fernández Guerrero , R. M. ., & Guerrero Becerra, A. V. . (2023). Relationship between knowledge and attitude of workers about the vaccine against COVID-19 of the Provincial Hospital of Acobamba, 2021 . Multidisciplinary &Amp; Health Education Journal, 5(3), 452–458. Retrieved from http://journalmhe.org/ojs3/index.php/jmhe/article/view/70

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