International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022


A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude regarding Immediate Response to the First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Covishield among Adult Age (18-44) at Selected Hospital District Mandi (H.P.)

Dr. Periadurachi Kumar | Nisha Kuamri | Akanksha [45] | Arti Sharma [8] | Babita Kumari [2] | Bindiya Abrol


Abstract: High rates of vaccination worldwide are required to establish herd immunity and stop the current COVID-19 pandemic evolution. Several vaccines have been approved for use against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and distributed globally in different regions. However, general community knowledge and attitude towards COVID-19 vaccinations are poorly understood, thus the study aimed to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding immediate response to the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield among adult age (18-44) at selected hospital district Mandi (H.P). Objectives of the study are to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding immediate response to the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield among adult age (18-44) at selected hospital district Mandi (H.P), to find out the association between knowledge and attitude score regarding immediate response to the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield among adult age (18-44) at selected hospital district Mandi (H.P) with their selected demographic variables. A descriptive research design with purposive sampling technique includes 160 adults with age group (18-44) years who were vaccinated with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield were enrolled into this study. The tools for data collection includes informed consent, socio-demographic variables, self-structured knowledge questionnaires and likert scale were administered by interview method. Analysis and interpretation of the data was done by using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Result shows that out of 160 adults 111(69%) had moderate knowledge, 40(25%) had adequate knowledge and 9(6%) had inadequate knowledge and out of 160 adults 103(64%) had Neutral attitude, 52(33%) had Positive attitude and 5(3%) had Negative attitude. Based on the objectives Chi-square test was used to associate the level of knowledge and attitude scores with their selected demographical variables. There is no significance association between the level of knowledge and attitude scores with their selected demographic variables. The calculated chi-square values were less than the table value at the 0.05 level of significance.


Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, COVID-19, vaccine, immediate response


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,


Pages: 963 - 969


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Dr. Periadurachi Kumar, Nisha Kuamri, Akanksha, Arti Sharma, Babita Kumari, Bindiya Abrol, "A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude regarding Immediate Response to the First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Covishield among Adult Age (18-44) at Selected Hospital District Mandi (H.P.)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022, pp. 963-969, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22414125349

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