Hygiene And Healthy Living Behavior And Stress During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Juwita, Citra Puspa and Napitupulu, Rosintan Milana (2021) Hygiene And Healthy Living Behavior And Stress During The Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Medical and Exercise Science, 7 (3). pp. 1041-1048. ISSN 2455 0159

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Abstract

Our awareness of coexistence with the covid-19 virus, forces us to carry out hygiene and healthy living behaviors which we have been ignoring. Objective of the study is to find out the description of hygiene and healthy living behavior before and during the pandemic as well as the psychological during the pandemic. Methods: Descriptive with a quantitative approach, data collection using a questionnaire of nine hygiene and healthy living behaviors indicators and stress indicators. Results: Hygiene and healthy living behavior of 245 respondents before the pandemic was still low, especially in sports behavior 0.06%, behavior wearing masks when leaving the house 15% and washing hands before entering the house 16%. Changes in behavior during the pandemic occurred in the behavior of respondents using masks when leaving the house as much as 75%, washing hands before entering the house 50%, and washing hands with soap as much as 37%. The Psychological condition of respondents during the pandemic 67% felt stressed about personal and family health, 77% of respondents took more vitamins than before the pandemic. Conclusion: There was a change in respondents' hygiene and healthy living behavior during the pandemic. Keywords: PHBS; Hygiene and healthy living behaviors; Behavior change; Covid-19

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE > Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Depositing User: Mr Alexander Jeremia
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2021 05:09
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 05:09
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/5419

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