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DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2020.10.013

Investigation on Knowledge Awareness, Self-Protective Behaviors and SAS Anxiety of Nursing Students during the Epidemic of COVID-19

Huan-ze Li1, Hong-fang Chen1,2,*, Zheng-zheng Yao2, Miao-qing Zhuang1

1Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, China. 

2Shaanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Nursing Department, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.

*Corresponding author: Hong-fang Chen

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Abstract

Objective: To investigate the knowledge awareness, self-protective behaviors of nursing students and their effects on SAS anxiety during the epidemic of COVID-19. Methods: Convenient sampling method was used to anonymously survey nursing students based on the questionnaire star network. The self-prepared general information questionnaire, knowledge of new coronavi-rus knowledge, self-protective behaviors and SAS anxiety scale were used for investigation. Results: A total of 362 nursing students were surveyed. The anxiety state detection rate was 14.09%. The SAS anxiety score was (33.64 ±  6.17), which was higher than the norm of anxiety symptoms in Chinese normal people (29.78 ± 10.07, n = 1158). It is statistically significant (P < 0.01). Knowledge awareness was positively correlated with self-preventive behaviors (r = 0.126, P < 0.05), knowledge awareness was negatively correlated with SAS anxiety (r = -0.196, P < 0.01). Conclusion: The anxiety of nursing students during the epidemic of COVID-19 is prominent, which has a close interactive relationship with the knowledge and self-protective behaviors. It is necessary to adopt a combination of online and offline epidemic knowledge popularization, supervise the implementation of self-protective behaviors of nursing students, timely conduct psychological counseling, strengthen the professional guidance of nursing students, and alleviate the negative emotions of nursing students.

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Investigation on Knowledge Awareness, Self-Protective Behaviors and SAS Anxiety of Nursing Students during the Epidemic of COVID-19
How to cite this paper: Huan-ze Li, Hong-fang Chen, Zheng-zheng Yao, Miao-qing Zhuang. (2020Investigation on Knowledge Awareness, Self-Protective Behaviors and SAS Anxiety of Nursing Students during the Epidemic of COVID-19International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Research, 4(4), 194-200.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2020.10.013

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