Prevention Behavior of Community for Spreading COVID-19 in West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

Linda suwarni, Selviana selviana, Mawardi mawardi, Marlenywati Marlenywati, Nilasari Nilasari, Suyitno Suyitno, Maretalinia maretalinia


The aim of this study was to measure the prevention behavior of COVID-19 in West Kalimantan Province by socio-demographic factors and protection motivations from the community. This study used a cross-sectional design which was carried out for two weeks from the end of July to early August. The number of samples in this study was 385 respondents from 972,635 people in Municipality Pontianak, Municipality Singkawang, and Ketapang Regency. The result of this study showed the majority of the respondent were female (74.3%). The results of multiple logistic regression showed that respondents had no occupation (Adj. OR=1.87, 95% C.I=1.04- 3.37), low perception of self-efficacy (Adj. OR=3.44, 95% C.I = 1.98-5.95), and low the evaluated cost response (Adj. OR=1.94, 95% C.I=1.20-3.14) were statistically significant having correlation with poor prevention behavior of spreading COVID-19. The results can be utilized for the promotion of protocol of prevention COVID-19.


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