Attitudinal Survey of Students on Covid-19 Preventive Protocols
Project OverviewThe coronavirus pandemic has been an unprecedented event leading to extraordinary high risk to health and general well-being. In line with efforts to curtail the spread of the virus, and towards promoting the safety of students, Bayero University, Kano in Nigeria formulated its covid-19 protocols, aimed at promoting healthy community for academic activities on the campus. The study report on outcomes from a survey of students’ attitude towards the covid-19 protocols. Study was purposively designed to survey attitude of students at Bayero University Kano, towards the covid-19 protocols. Participation was willingly and involved students’ completion of a short online survey via a secured web link. A total number of 149 students across 18 faculties of the university submitted their responses to the online survey. Analysis of data involved descriptive statistics and coding of free text responses into themes. Survey outcome indicated that a large majority of the participants have positive attitude towards the covid-19 preventive measures put in place by the University management. Their level of willingness to be proactive in curtailing the spread of the virus in the University community is high. Improved awareness on accessing available support services within the University is however required. Engagement of students through educational workshops and use of positive promotional messages are also likely to enhance continued adherence to covid-19 protocols within the university community.
Study DesignStudy was purposively designed to involve students of Bayero University, Kano
Project KeywordsSurvey, Attitudinal, Students, Preventive, Protocols, Coronalvirus
Department or Unit: Sociology
Organization: Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria