Factors Affecting Covid-19 Infection in Clinical Students at the Indonesian Christian University in 2022
COVID-19 or Coronavirus Disease is an acute respiratory disease caused by a new RNA virus, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This virus is rapidly spreading around the world. There are several risk factors for COVID-19 infection. This study aims to determine the factors that influence the incidence of COVID-19 in UKI Medical Faculty clinical students in 2022. The research design was a cross-sectional analytic using primary data by google form questionnaire involving 164 samples of clinical students FK UKI analyzed by univariate and bivariate. The results of this research were five people (3.1%) infected with COVID-29 2 times, 95 people (57.9%) clinical students FK UKI who had been exposed to COVID-19. There was a relationship between the use of masks (p=0.008), washing hands (p=0.000), keeping a distance (p=0.014), avoiding crowds (p=0.005), mobility limitations (p=0.002), and contact with COVID-19 patients (p=0.010). However, there was no relationship between gender (p=0.393), smoking (p=0.581), complete vaccination (p=0.136), and comorbid disease (p=0.641) on the incidence of COVID-19 in clinical students FK UKI in 2022. The conclusion is that the implementation of the 5M protocol (Using masks, washing hands, Keeping a distance, Avoiding crowds, and Mobility limitations) and contact with COVID-19 patients proved to affect the incidence of COVID-19 in FK UKI clinic students in 2022.
Keywords: Gender, wearing a mask, washing hands, keeping a distance, avoiding restrictions, limiting mobility, contact with patients, vaccination, smoking, comorbidities, COVID-19.
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