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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices toward COVID-19 among the general population: a cross-sectional study in Kankan, Guinea

Mara Demba, Rigobert L. Kapasa, Tady Camara, Najat Halabi, Hannoun Abdelaziz, Bouaddi Oumnia, Raji Mohamed, Chafiq Nadia, Btissam Taybi, Belouali Radouane, Khalis Mohamed, Yves Coppieters't Wallant
Journal of Public Health in Africa | Vol 14, No 3 | a174 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2023.2231 | © 2024 Mara Demba, Rigobert L. Kapasa, Tady Camara, Najat Halabi, Hannoun Abdelaziz, Bouaddi Oumnia, Raji Mohamed, Chafiq Nadia, Btissam Taybi, Belouali Radouane, Khalis Mohamed, Yves Coppieters't Wallant | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 April 2024 | Published: 31 March 2023

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Mara Demba, Hospital Center De Kankan, Republic of Guinea
Rigobert L. Kapasa, International School of Public Health, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca, Morocco; and, Community Health Sciences Department, University of Sherbrooke, Charles-Le Moyne Research Center, Sherbrooke, Canada
Tady Camara, Jhpiego Kankan, Republic of Guinea
Najat Halabi, Oral and Dental Service, Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Control at the Ministry of Health, Rabat, Morocco
Hannoun Abdelaziz, Laboratory of Sciences and Techniques of Information, Communication and Education (LASTIE), IFDST, FSBM, Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco
Bouaddi Oumnia, Oral and Dental Service, Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Control at the Ministry of Health, Rabat, Morocco
Raji Mohamed, Laboratory of Sciences and Techniques of Information, Communication and Education (LASTIE), IFDST, FSBM, Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco
Chafiq Nadia, Laboratory of Sciences and Techniques of Information, Communication and Education (LASTIE), IFDST, FSBM, Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco
Btissam Taybi, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco
Belouali Radouane, International School of Public Health, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca, Morocco
Khalis Mohamed, International School of Public Health, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca, Morocco
Yves Coppieters't Wallant, School of Public Health, Free University of Brussels (ULB), Belgium

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International School of Public Health, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences Department, University of Sherbrooke, Charles-Le Moyne Research Center. Canada. 150 Place Charles Lemoyne, Longueuil (QC) J4K 0A8, Canada.klotoko@um6ss.ma

Contributions: all the authors declare to have contributed to the realization of this article. MD, TC, contributed to the development of the study protocol, supervision and field data collection. RLK, NH, HA contributed to the processing and analysis of the data, the review of the existing literature on the subject and the drafting of the methodology. RM, CN, BO, BT contributed to the writing of the introduction, results and conclusion section. BR, KM, YCW contributed to the direction (expertise) of the research, the interpretation of the results, and the drafting of the discussion section. All authors contributed to the critical review of the manuscript. All the authors approved the final version to be published.


Keywords

knowledge; attitude; practice; adolescents; health; Ethiopia; gender; COVID-19; Republic of Guinea

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