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Iran J War Public Health 2022, 14(3): 311-316 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Nurses’ Attitudes Regarding COVID-19 in Al-Hilla Teaching Hospitals
S.S.H. AL-Salih * 1, F. Jaber Muhbes2
1- Nursing Department, Al-Mustaqbal University College, Babylon, Iraq , sadiq.salam.alsalih@mustaqbal-college.edu.iq
2- Nursing Department, Al-Mustaqbal University College, Babylon, Iraq
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Aims: Coronavirus Disease-2019, is a rapidly spreading pandemic triggered by a new human coronavirus. It was the most common dangerous health crisis. The study aimed to assess attitudes regarding COVID-19 among nurses.
Instrument & Methods: A descriptive study was carried out to assess nurses’ attitudes regarding COVID-19 in Al-Hilla teaching hospitals at Al-Hilla city from 25th September 2020 to 20 February 2022. A convenient non-probability sample was selected for 200 nurses who are working at epidemic hospitals. A questionnaire was comprised of two parts; demographical data, and the items related to nurses' attitudes about COVID-19. The data were analyzed by one-way ANOVA using SPSS 25, and Microsoft Excel 2010. were performed in assessing any difference in mean knowledge score by demographic characteristics.
Findings: The findings showed through the analysis of attitudes towards COVID-19 demonstrated that the majority of nurses (86%) expressed a positive attitude towards COVID-19, which illustrated the nurses had psychological attention to overcoming the covid-19 pandemic, there were important variances in the attitudes regarding COVID-(p<0.05) in related to nurses' ages, there were significant differences between nurses' about COVID-19 (p<0.05), concerning nurses' educational levels and displays that there were significant differences between nurses' attitudes regarding COVID-19 (p<0.05) with the working years in nursing.
Conclusion: Nurses expressed positive attitudes towards COVID-19. Nurses' attitudes toward COVID-19 had significant differences regarding the variables such as Nurses' age, education level, and years of experience in nursing.
 
Article number: 9
Keywords: Nurses, Attitudes, COVID-19 .
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Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Assistive Medical Device for Veterans or Handicapped
Received: 2022/04/7 | Accepted: 2022/07/30 | Published: 2022/07/1
* Corresponding Author Address: Nursing Department, Al-Mustaqbal University College, Babylon, Iraq.
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AL-Salih S, Jaber Muhbes F. Assessment of Nurses’ Attitudes Regarding COVID-19 in Al-Hilla Teaching Hospitals. Iran J War Public Health 2022; 14 (3) :311-316
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