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2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part I

Practicing personal protective measure inside and outside home for health care worker in Nineveh health directorate – 2020


Author(s): Dr. Marab Younis Abdullah Al-Fathy, Dr. Muna Muneer Ahmed and Dr. Nahla Khalaf Ali

Abstract: Background: Healthcare provider are most vulnerable group to contract COVID-19, the importance of follow up instruction for usage with implementation of health education and training on how to put on and take off personal protective equipment to protect them self and their families.
Aim: To assess practice of health care worker toward using personal protective measure inside and outside home against COVID-19.
Persons and Methods: A cross sectional study among 1290 health care worker in Nineveh Health Directorate was carried out for six-month duration, using electronic data collection form, consist from three-part socio-demographic characters and personal protective measure inside and outside home against COVID-19. Three-point Likert-scale and the mean score was calculated.
Result: 70% of participant their age between 25-45 years, 57. 9% was male, 79.3% married, 52.4% had university education, 40.1% medical staff, 56.2% were working in hospital. The grand mean assessment of practicing protective measure inside and outside home were 1.7 and 1.4 respectively, the (cut-off point =2)
Conclusion: Level of practicing protective measure inside and outside home among health care worker in Nineveh Health Directorate was low in spite of conducting the study among well-educated, employed, healthy middle age worker with good socio-economic condition.


DOI: 10.22271/27069567.2021.v3.i2i.303

Pages: 552-556 | Views: 83 | Downloads: 35

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Dr. Marab Younis Abdullah Al-Fathy, Dr. Muna Muneer Ahmed, Dr. Nahla Khalaf Ali. Practicing personal protective measure inside and outside home for health care worker in Nineveh health directorate – 2020. Int J Adv Res Med 2021;3(2):552-556. DOI: 10.22271/27069567.2021.v3.i2i.303
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