Economic Impact on Public Awareness of Health Protocols Implementation during Covid-19 Pandemic in Huta Mancuk, North Sumatera, Indonesia


Sondang Sidabutar, Nur Masdalifah, Putri Ayu Ningsih

 

Universitas Efarina, Pematang Siantar, North Sumatera, Indonesia

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Coronavirus curbs on the economy and society continue to have a shocking impact on human development. A pandemic can cause economic disruption in different ways. It is also caused human behavioral changes, such as fear-induced aversion to places of work and public gatherings and implementation of COVID-19 prevention behavior. This study aimed to investigate the economic impact on public awareness of health protocols implementation during the covid-19 pandemic.

Subjects and Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Huta Mancuk in North Sumatera, Indonesia. A number of 83 study subjects was selected by systematic random sampling. The dependent variable was public awareness. The independent variable was economic impact. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed by t-test.

Results: Economic condiction during the COVID-19 pandemic was significantly affected public awareness in implementing health protocols (p= 0.003). Conclusion: Economic condiction during the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly affected public awareness in implementing health protocols.

Keywords: COVID-19, economic impact, public awareness, health protocol

Correspondence: Sondang Sidabutar. Universitas Efarina, Pematang Siantar, North Sumatera. Jl. Pdt. J. Wismar Saragih 1, Pematang Siantar, North Sumatera, Indonesia. Email: sondang_sidabutar73@yahoo.com. Mobile: 082131821795.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/ICPHmanagement.FP.08.2021.04

 

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