Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Risk Studies, ICONIC-RS 2022, 31 March-1 April 2022, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Correlation of Knowledge Level and Age with Preventive Behaviour in Risk Communication to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19 by the Government of Kediri Regency, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320757,
        author={Agustina Mu'ashodah and Farah Mulyasari},
        title={Correlation of Knowledge Level and Age with Preventive Behaviour in Risk Communication to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19 by the Government of Kediri Regency, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Contemporary Risk Studies, ICONIC-RS 2022, 31 March-1 April 2022, South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONIC-RS},
        year={2022},
        month={8},
        keywords={covid-19 risk communication approach social amplification of risk social learning theory preventive action},
        doi={10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320757}
    }
    
  • Agustina Mu'ashodah
    Farah Mulyasari
    Year: 2022
    Correlation of Knowledge Level and Age with Preventive Behaviour in Risk Communication to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19 by the Government of Kediri Regency, Indonesia
    ICONIC-RS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.31-3-2022.2320757
Agustina Mu'ashodah1, Farah Mulyasari1,*
  • 1: Universitas Pertamina, Jalan Teuku Nyak Arief, Jakarta, 12220
*Contact email: farah.mulyasari@universitaspertamina.ac.id

Abstract

The study determines the correlation strength between the level of Covid-19 risk knowledge and age with communities ‘preventive behaviour in the context of risk communication done by the Government of Kediri. The study advanced Social Amplification of Risk and Social Learning Theory and utilized quantitative methods through questionnaire survey. The results showed that there is a strong positive correlation between the level of Covid-19 risk knowledge and age simultaneously with preventive behaviour. The result also emphasized that cultural, social, economic, and political conditions may affect the assessment in the psychological realm of individual that may trigger strongly the response mechanisms. Therefore, the study highlights on how the Government of Kediri should tailored risk communication design effectively by considering above approaches.