Efforts to Prevent COVID-19 by Applying Physical Distancing, Handwashing Behavior and Vegetable Fruit Consumption Patterns in Indonesia

Authors

  • Ade SaputraNasution
  • Muh ZulAzhri Rustam
  • Fakhrurradhi Luthf
  • Nanda Novziransyah
  • Muchti YudaPratama
  • Dwi Helynarti Syurandhari
  • Fitriani Pramita Gurning

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15588

Keywords:

Covid-19, Physical distancing, Handwashing, Consumption of Vegetables

Abstract

The phenomenon of the outbreak Covid-19 pandemic in a number of countries, including Indonesia. This
condition not only affects the condition of a country, hinders social interaction among community, and also
has been impact on the health condition of every human being. To avoid the wider spread of Covid-19, the
Indonesian government adopted a policy of social distancing and physical distancing in the form of staying
at home, working from home, studying, and worshiping at home.The research’s design used Analytical
Observational with Cross Sectional Study design. The independent variables of this study are the application
of physical distancing, the application of hands washing behavior and consumption pattern of fruits and
vegetables. The amount of sampling in this study were 109 respondents spread across Bogor Regency,
West Java using accidental sampling’s and analyzed using chi-square. The results of the study illustrate that
efforts to prevent Covid-19 by implementing physical distancing, hands washing behavior and vegetables
fruits consumption patterns can reduces the risk of being exposed to Covid-19 in Indonesia. The Indonesian
people must apply the Covid-19 prevention appeal that has been set by the government to reduce the spread
of Covid-19 in Indonesia.

Author Biographies

Ade SaputraNasution


Researcher, Faculty of Health Sciences, UniversitasIbnKhaldun Bogor, Indonesia

Muh ZulAzhri Rustam

Researcher, STIKES
HangTuah Surabaya, Indonesia

Fakhrurradhi Luthf

Researcher, Faculty of Health Sciences,Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan,
Indonesia

Nanda Novziransyah

Researcher, Faculty of Medicines,Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

Muchti YudaPratama

Researcher, Faculty of Health Sciences,Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan,
Indonesia

Dwi Helynarti Syurandhari

Researcher,
SekolahTinggiIlmuKesehatanMajapahit, Indonesia

Fitriani Pramita Gurning

Researcher, Faculty of Public Health,Universitas Islam
Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Ade SaputraNasution, Muh ZulAzhri Rustam, Fakhrurradhi Luthf, Nanda Novziransyah, Muchti YudaPratama, Dwi Helynarti Syurandhari, & Fitriani Pramita Gurning. (2021). Efforts to Prevent COVID-19 by Applying Physical Distancing, Handwashing Behavior and Vegetable Fruit Consumption Patterns in Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 1874-1882. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15588

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