The Level of Knowledge of Pregnant Women About COVID-19 Pandemic in Ngumpul District, Jogoroto, Jombang
Keywords:Knowledge Level, Pregnant Women, COVID-19
Background: Corona virus spreads trought droplet transmission from person to person and contact of surface contaminated with mucous membranes. Current data suggest that pregnant women require more intensive care and mechanical ventilation compared to the normal population. Explain the research background broadly and highlight the research objective. This study aimed to description pregnant women of knowledge level about COVID-19 pandemic in Ngumpul district Jogoroto Jombang.
Methods: This was a descriptive study. A total sample of 72 pregnant women in Ngumpul District, Jogoroto, Jombang. Univariat analysis data to describe the level of knowledge of pregnant women.
Results: the result of this study indicate that the characteristics of pregnant women are mostly between the ages of 20-30 years 58 (80,55%), less than half of pregnant women are included in the 3rd trimester as much as 28 (38,89%), less than half of pregnant women as housewives 35 (48,62%), and most the last education of pregnant women is high school as mush as 57 (79,1%). The result of the frequency distribution show the level of knowledge of pregnant women about the covid-19 pandemic, namely pregnant women in the good knowledge category as much as 63 (87,5%).
Conclusion: That more than half of the respondents have good knowledge, there are still some pregnant women who have less and moderate knowledge. As a health worker to provide education this can be improved.