Knowledge and Health Behavior about Vitamin D during Epidemic COVID-19 among Female University Students
Keywords:The vitamin D, Knowledge, epidemic COVID-19 and student.
Background:Vitamin D deficiency it considers a global health problem and a significantly linked with
skeletal and non-skeletal problems. Prevention can be kept by sun exposure or supplementation and to lower
extent by dietary intake.
Objective: to assessedknowledge and health behavior regarding the vitamin Dduring epidemicCOVID-19
among female university students
Methodology: A descriptive study was conducted, total of 400femal student aged between 20 and 30years
who study in university,institute, from7thJuly 2020to 30September2020,by using electronic formand freely
agree to participate in the research project. The validity was estimated through a penal of experts related
to the field of study. Datawasanalystthrough the implementation of descriptive and inferential statistical
Results: The results of this study show that the knowledge of thestudy samplewaslow regarding student
knowledge in some item while thereis high score about the importance of vitamin D, so us the grand mean
above the cut of point duo to the behavior
Recommendations: It was recommended increasing awarenessabout the importance of vitamin D
and guidelines on how to obtain it were necessary by (food, sun exposure)especially in period of
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