Public Knowledge about Covid-19 and Public Behavior During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Ni Putu Emy Darma Yanti, I Made Arie Dharma Putra Nugraha, Gede Adi Wisnawa, Ni Putu Dian Agustina, Ni Putu Arsita Diantari

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Coronavirus 2019 or COVID-19 is a pandemic that has resulted in mortality and mortality rates in various parts of the world. Good knowledge of the COVID-19 pandemic and having a clean and healthy behavior as an effort to prevent transmission of COVID-19 is important to apply. The aim of the research is to find a picture of the community about the COVID-19 pandemic and people's behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. This type of research is quantitative with a descriptive survey design on 150 communities in Sumerta Kelod Village, Denpasar, Bali through purposive sampling. Research using a questionnaire as a data tool and the data were analyzed univariately by presenting the variable frequency distribution. The results of the analysis obtained public knowledge about the COVID-19 pandemic in the good category, namely 70%. The distribution of community behavior shows that the community has complied with health protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the community case categories are in the low-risk case category (85.33%).


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coronavirus disease 19; pandemic; public knowledge; public behavior

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