Kousalya K*, Logeshwari S, Malavika V, Mariya Rani M and Manimegalai G
Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry, India
*Corresponding Author: Kousalya K, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry, India.
Received: September 12, 2022; Published: March 01, 2023
Background: During the 2020 global pandemic, social media had turn out to be the best friend but additionally a potential chance. Social media had become a pivotal communication tool for government, organization, and universities to disseminate crucial information to the public.
Aim: This study was designed to assess the level of perception on social media during covid-19 among public.
Objectives: 1. To determine and analyze the level of perception on social media during covid-19 among public. 2. To associate the level of perception on social media among public with the selected demographic variables.
Subject and Methods: Quantitative descriptive design was adopted for this study. The study was conducted in selected areas of Puducherry. A total of 150 samples of above 15 years of age of both male and female were selected by convenience sampling technique. The level of perception was assessed using Likert scale. Data collection was done for seven days.
Results: Research findings revealed that 16.70% of the people had positive perception, 76.70% of the people had intermediate perception and 6.60% of the people had negative perception.
Conclusion: It was also found out that there is a significant association between the level of perception on social media and the selected demographic variables such as age, gender, marital status, education, commonly used social media, and network type used for accessing social media.
Keywords: Covid-19; Puducherry; Social Media
Citation: Kousalya K. “A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Perception on Social Media During Covid-19 Among Public, Puducherry". Acta Scientific Women's Health 5.4 (2023): 03-07.
Copyright: © 2022 Kousalya K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.