Data of knowledge towards Zika Virus infection in Sabah, Malaysia

Noor Ain Haron and Syed Sharizman Syed Abdul Rahim and Jaeyres Jani and Nur Athirah Yusof and Zarina Amin and Khoo, Hooi Yuen and Lee, Hai Yen and Khor, Chee Sieng and Kim Kee Tan and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan and Wong, Chin Mun and Hani Kartini Agustar and Adia Aqilla Samsusah and Rozita Hod and SazalyAbu Bakar (2021) Data of knowledge towards Zika Virus infection in Sabah, Malaysia.

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This dataset presents a cross-sectional survey and was con- ducted to assess the knowledge on Zika Virus infection among adults in Sabah. The data were collected from De- cember 2019 to February 2021, 274 adults living in forest fringe communities were interviewed by trained personnel and have completed the distributed questionnaires. SPSS ver- sion 27.0 was used to analyzed the data. These data could serve as auxiliary information and/or research data for other researchers in Sabah. It could also serve as guide or refer- ence data to other researchers outside Sabah who may be interested in carrying out similar research in other state.

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Additional Information: This was a cross sectional study that was performed from December 2019 to February 2021. There was slight delay in data collection due to movement restriction during the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 274 respondents interviewed via multistage sampling. The process includes: 1. All participants have been provided informed consent and will be analyzed anonymized. 2. A socio-demographic profile of survey participants will be carried out in our study which includes Sabah resident population with age ranging from 18 to 60 years old. 3. The survey fieldwork were carried out five sites geographically distributed around Sabah.
Keyword: Zika , Community perceptions , Zika in Sabah , Knowledge on Zika
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1-1270 Public aspects of medicine > RA421-790.95 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine > RA648.5-767 Epidemics. Epidemiology. Quarantine. Disinfection
Department: INSTITUTE > Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI)
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2022 16:56
Last Modified: 19 May 2023 10:58

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