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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66329

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Best Practices of Jordanian Population Toward Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Survey

Reham H. Zeghoul,AsemAbdalrahim,Hind B. AlShekh,Salam Bani Hani,Kholoud A. Assmairan,Mohammad ALBashtawy

Abstract

Background: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic marks unprecedented challenges that require great efforts for its mitigation. However, restricted preventive measures were implemented to deal with this pandemic. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess knowledge, attitude, and best practices among the Jordanian population toward the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional design including 3,671 participants was conducted among the Jordanian population using a convenience sample. Results: Generally, the Jordanian participants had good knowledge (M=11.31, SD=3.35), they have a positive attitude toward COVID-19 (M=12.01, SD=5.05) and they used the best practices to protect themselves against COVID-19 (M=15.3, SD=3.7) during the second wave.

Keywords

COVID-19, knowledge, practice, attitudes, safety, outbreak, the second wave.

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