Covid is recently emerged communicable disease affects all the parts of the world. primarily it outbreaks in wohans provinces china, later it spreads whole world. In India we had lockdown, seal down and Jnatha curfew to break the chain of disease. Transmission. Likely to day we have vaccine to prevent the incidence rate. hence its very crucial to assess the knowledge on covid prevention in gross root level. so The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge on prevention of covid among rural elders under Varuna PHC at Mysuru dist. Objectives: A study to assess the knowledge on prevention of covid-19 among Rural elderly at selected rural area at Mysuru. Research Methodology, Research Approach: Quantitative approach was adopted for the present study. Research designs: The research design selected for this study was descriptive design. Sampling Technique: Non-Probability convenient sampling technique was adopted. Sample Size: 60 Rural Elderly at selected area of varuna PHC under Mysuru dist. Setting of the Study: The present study was conducted in Varuna PHC at Mysuru. Population: Population comprised of rural elderly at Mysuru dist. Result: Result revealed that majority of sample are have adequate knowledge on Covid 19 but there is association between the Knowledge of the rural elderly with their selected demographic variables such as age, education and awareness programme. Conclusion: It was concluded that the Rural Elderly having Adequate Knowledge on Covid 19 and there is statistical significance association between the knowledge and demographic variable such as age, education and awareness programme.
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Lingaraju CM1, Vidya. A Study to assess the knowledge on prevention of Covid-19 among rural elderly in a selected rural area at Mysuru. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(3):216-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00050
Lingaraju CM1, Vidya. A Study to assess the knowledge on prevention of Covid-19 among rural elderly in a selected rural area at Mysuru. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(3):216-9. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00050 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-3-6
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