Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

Correlation Between Age and Education With Knowledge of Health Protocol Covid-19 Prevention Among Midwifes In Bekasi Regency 2020

Authors
Hajar Nur Fathur Rohmah, Herlina Simanjuntak
Corresponding Author
Hajar Nur Fathur Rohmah
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.014How to use a DOI?
Keywords
age, education, knowledge of covid-19 prevention protocols
Abstract
Backround: Covid-19 pandemic has affected countries world-wide, Indonesia is one of them. More than a hundred thousands of Indonesian citizens were infected of Covid-19, including health workers. Midwife is one of the health workers who do much frequent interactions with people in the society. Thus, it is necessary to get the update of the latest information about Covid-19 prevention in order to press down the virus spreading cases number. The aim of this research is to find out the correlation between age also educational background of Indonesian midwifes, and their knowledge of Covid-19 prevention protocol. Methods: This research applies descriptive analysis with cross-sectional approach as the research method. The population of this research is all midwifery practices in the area of Bekasi regency, meanwhile, there are 110 midwifes selected as the research sample using the purposive sampling technique. The research instrument in the form of online questionnaire sent to emails. Data were analyzed by univariate by calculate the frequency distribution and bivariate using chi square. Results: The research findings show 65,71% midwifes in the age <46 years have good knowledge about Covid-19 prevention protocol, as much as 69,24% midwifes with higher education have good knowledge of Covid-19 prevention protocol. The result of bivariate analysis show that there is no correlation between age and knowledge of Covid-19 prevention protocol (p= 0,424) and there is no correlation between educational level with Covid-19 prevention protocol (p= 1,000). Conclusion: This research concludes that there is no correlation between either age or education, with the midwifes’ knowledge about Covid-19 prevention protocol. Midwifes practices in the area of Bekasi regency are suggested to dig up information about Covid-19 and preventative measures through media and means of information developing additionally in this pandemic era.
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PY  - 2020
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