Knowledge, attitudes, concepts and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccination among nursing students
Deepesh Swami, NPS Choudhary, Ravi Tanwar, Surender Singh Dipawat and Shivam Kumar Mandal
Background: this study determined the knowledge, attitudes, concepts and acceptance of the covid-19 vaccination among nursing students in Rajasthan.
Materials and Methods: A web based, cross sectional, descriptive survey design was used to collect information from eligible nursing students in Rajasthan. Data collection was done from August to Nov. 2021 regarding demographic characteristics, knowledge, attitudes, concept and acceptance of the covid-19 vaccination & concerns using a self-administered survey.
Results: This study revealed that the positive attitude is found significant with above mean joint family (28.13%), nuclear family (33.93%) & vaccinated for COVID (20.33%), registered for vaccination (27.45%). not interested (1.69%). Superordinate concept was found significant with above mean vaccinated (48.81%), registered for vaccination (41.69%). not interested (2.03%).
Conclusion: Policy makers/Governments plays a vital role in developing strategies and increase trust is essential for implementing vaccination programs. Nursing students showed satisfactory vaccine acceptance rates. In this study, the level of good knowledge, positive attitude, and intention to accept the COVID-19 vaccine were 26.10%,64.10%, and 59.30%, respectively. Thus, increased number of COVID-19 vaccination likelihood of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deepesh Swami, NPS Choudhary, Ravi Tanwar, Surender Singh Dipawat, Shivam Kumar Mandal. Knowledge, attitudes, concepts and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccination among nursing students. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2022;4(1):29-32. DOI: 10.33545/26641658.2022.v4.i1a.95