Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices towards Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among the Public in Baghdad City
Keywords:Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, COVID-19, Baghdad city
Background: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by a newly discovered
coronavirus. Coronaviruses transmits through personal contact and infection severity ranges from mild to
severe one. Methods: Descriptive cross-sectional design study to assess Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices
towards Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Among the Public in Baghdad city. The study started
from 10th April until 15th August 2020 during pandemic of COVID19 in order to complete the study The
data collection has been achieved by internet (online) through Google forms. Results: the finding of the
study demonstrated moderate level for knowledge, moderate level for attitudes, and high practice level
of study participants related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 in addition knowledge and attitudes variables
have significant impact upon practices of the study participants. Conclusions: the study has concluded that
practices of population were influenced by age, living place, educational level, living place and presence
of COVID19 cases in residence area finally knowledge and attitudes of community has impact on practices
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