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Volume 7 Issue 10
October-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2010196

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1523-1531

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“KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE TOWARDS COVID-19 AMONG THE RURAL AND URBAN STUDENTS IN GADAG AND DHARWAD DISTRICT -A QUICK WEBINAR CROSS- SECTIONAL STUDY”.

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2349-5162

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"“KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE TOWARDS COVID-19 AMONG THE RURAL AND URBAN STUDENTS IN GADAG AND DHARWAD DISTRICT -A QUICK WEBINAR CROSS- SECTIONAL STUDY”.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no.1523-1531, October-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010196.pdf

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ABSTRACT Global Pandemic has hit the sphere of infectious diseases, a worldwide outbreak may be a worst-case scenario.A novel corona virus virus originated from the Wuhan province in China during the December 2019, which posed an international public health emergency and had acquired the position of an awfully high-risk infectious virus and it is declared as Global Pandemic by World Health Organization.This novel corona virus, has expanded its roots to 195 countries with more than 10 million cases across the world recorded as corona virus positive.Worldwide researchers, Doctors, Scientists and various health agencies are all at once doing their best to reduce the spread of this virus and avoid as much as possible contagion situation to be faced, which otherwise would threaten the lives of many people at large.This study aims to understand the knowledge, attitudes and practices of COVID-19 in the elect the information regarding the awareness of “Knowledge, attitudes and Practice towards COVID-19 among the Rural and Urban students in Gadag District and Dharwad District -A quick Webinar cross- sectional study”. The objectives of the main study is to identify the the students are aware of the Pandemic Situation, to know weather the students are aware of Precautions to be taken at this epidemic time and to identify theKnowledge, attitudes and Practice towards COVID-19 among the Rural and Urban students. The study shows that the COVID-19 knowledge level was significantly different among Rural and Urban Students Group. The study also reveals that urban and rural residents held a moderate level of COVID-19 knowledge and practice and showed a positive attitude toward the disease. The students of Rural have less knowledge and awareness about COVID-19 pandemic Disease, it is because of Lack of Proper education, Technological facilities, Proper networking. It is necessary to develop relevant education programs targeting the general population in rural to improve COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes and practices, particularly for rural and also for undereducated residents. Where as the Urban students associated with a higher practice score; COVID-19 knowledge was significantly associated with residents’ attitude toward preventive measures that can also prevent COVID-19 infection.

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Key Words: COVID-19, Pandemic, Awareness, Rural & Urban and Students.

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"“KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE TOWARDS COVID-19 AMONG THE RURAL AND URBAN STUDENTS IN GADAG AND DHARWAD DISTRICT -A QUICK WEBINAR CROSS- SECTIONAL STUDY”.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no. pp1523-1531, October-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010196.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2010196
Registration ID: 302195
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 10 | Year October-2020
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Page No: 1523-1531
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"“KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE TOWARDS COVID-19 AMONG THE RURAL AND URBAN STUDENTS IN GADAG AND DHARWAD DISTRICT -A QUICK WEBINAR CROSS- SECTIONAL STUDY”.", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no. pp1523-1531, October-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010196.pdf




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