International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Nepal | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


A Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Perception Regarding Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine among Young Adults in Selected Areas of Greater Noida UP

Kiran Kumari Yadav | Kiran Sharma [4]


Abstract: Background: Developing an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccines play a pivotal role in global public health to prevent and control the pandemic of COVID-19 diseases. Several vaccines have been developed against Corona virus disease (COVID-19) and distributed globally in different regions of the world. However, general community Knowledge, Attitude and Perception towards COVID-19 vaccines have been poorly understood. Aim: The aim of study was to assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Perception regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccine among Young Adults. Objectives: 1) To assess the Knowledge regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccine among Young Adults. 2) To assess the Attitude regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccine among Young Adults. 3) To assess the Perception regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccine among Young Adults. 4) To find out the association between Knowledge, Attitude and Perception regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccine with selected demographic variables i: e Age, Gender, Education, source of information. Methodology: The quantitative research approach was adopted for this study and Descriptive survey research design was selected for this study. The study was conducted among the young adults from 12th July to 20th July 2021. A 39 item was developed by using Google form i.e. Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp etc. The sample consists of 100 young adults and samples were selected by using simple random sampling technique. Demographic data was collected by using demographic data questionnaire, Knowledge, Attitude and Perception by using structured knowledge questionnaire, five point likert scale and checklist respectively. Results: The collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. This study showed that knowledge of 63% young adult had good knowledge, 30% had average and 7 % had poor knowledge. Similarly, 58% young adults had a positive attitude, 33% had neutral and 9% had negative. Regarding Perception among young adults, 81% had very good perception, 15% had well and 4% had poor perception respectively. Chi-square values of this study revealed that there was no significant association between knowledge with demographic variable Age, gender and source of information (p>0.05). It was also revealed that there was significant association between knowledge with demographic variables of level of education (P<0.05). Chi-square values revealed that there was no significant association between Attitude with demographic variable Age, gender, level of education and source of information where p value was greater than 0.05 (p>0.05). Chi-square values revealed that there was no significant association between perception with demographic variable Gender and source of information (p>0.05). It was also revealed that there was significant association between Perception with demographic variables of Age and Level of Education where p value was less than 0.05 (P<0.05). Conclusion: The finding shows that study was effective with good knowledge, positive attitude but very good perception towards COVID- 19 vaccine among young adults.


Keywords: Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception regarding administration of COVID-19 vaccines


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,


Pages: 842 - 846


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