Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Knowledge, attitudes, practices (KAP) and misconceptions in the general population of Katsina State, Nigeria

Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Knowledge, attitudes, practices (KAP) and misconceptions in the general population of Katsina State, Nigeria

Publication date: Jun 11, 2020

Abstract Introduction Over six million cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported globally by the second quarter of 2020. The various forms of interventions and measures adopted to control the disease affected people’s social and behavioural practices. Aim This study aims to investigate COVID-19 related knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) as well as misconceptions in Katsina state, one of the largest epicentres of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria. Methods The study is cross-sectional survey of 722 respondents using electronic questionnaire through the WhatsApp media platform. Results One thousand five hundred (1500) questionnaires were sent to the general public with a response rate of 48% (i.e. 722 questionnaires completed and returned). Among the respondents, 60% were men, 45% were 25-39 years of age, 56% held bachelor’s degree/equivalent and above and 54% were employed. The study participants correct rate in the knowledge questionnaire was 80% suggesting high knowledge on the disease. A significant correlation (P PDF

Concepts Keywords
Abuja Media file
Africa Stations internet
Aim Online PDF https
Alcohol Online https
Aminu Social media channels
Android Healthcare workers
Biological Weapon Healthcare system
Care System Online respondents
Cerebrospinal Meningitis Carrier transmission
Chi Square Test Employment groups
China Country stage pandemic
Cholera Mortality healthcare demand
Common Cold Viruses
Corona Health
Coronavirus Veterinary medicine
Correlation Psychometrics
Cross Zoonoses
Demographic Questionnaire
Descriptive Statistics Hand washing
Dry Cough Survey methodology
Ebola Android
Ethics PDF
Fatigue Http
Fever
Fulani
Geopolitical
Hand Washing
Hausa
Healthcare
HND
Incubation Period
Infection
Informed Consent
Intensive Care
Italy
Jigawa
Kano
Katsina
Katsina State
Lagos
Local Government Area
Local Government Areas
Lockdown
Logistic Regression
Measles
MERS
MOH
Multiple Comparison
Muslims
Nigeria
Nigerian Government
Obese
Ona
Pandemic
Parametric Data
Polio
Polio Vaccine
Poliomyelitis
Probability
Q8
Qualitative Data
Quarantine
Questionnaire
Runny Nose
SARS
Sneezing
Social Media
SPSS
Standard Deviation
Statistical Significance
Strings
Surveillance
Survey
UNICEF
Vaccine
Viral
Virus
Wallis
WhatsApp
Zhao

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disease MESH Virus Disease
disease MESH men
disease MESH Polio
disease MESH Emergency
disease MESH infection
disease MESH Syndrome
drug DRUGBANK Ethanol
disease MESH communities
disease MESH cholera
disease MESH measles
pathway KEGG Measles
disease MESH meningitis
drug DRUGBANK Water
disease MESH risk factors
drug DRUGBANK Methyltestosterone
disease MESH employment
disease MESH common cold
disease MESH chronic illnesses
disease MESH Marital status
drug DRUGBANK Spinosad
drug DRUGBANK Pentaerythritol tetranitrate
disease MESH Infectious diseases

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