Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines
Michael B. Cahapay 1 * , Nathaniel II F. Bangoc 2
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1 College of Education, Mindanao State University, General Santos City, Philippines
2 Region XII, Department of Education, Philippines
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2024 - Volume 6 Issue 1, pp. 12-22
https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485

Article Type: Research Article

Published Online: 16 Dec 2023

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ABSTRACT
The triumph of vaccination programs requires the modification of human behavior, which in turn, needs an understanding of knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAPs) regarding vaccine and vaccination. This paper aimed to investigate the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination KAPs of the teachers. Following a quantitative correlation research design, 2272 K to 12 teachers from Mindanao, Philippines were surveyed using an adapted instrument. The data collected were treated using descriptive statistics, Chi-square, t-test for independent samples, ANOVA, Point Biserial Correlation, and Pearson r. The result shows that most teachers perceive themselves as knowledgeable, possess desirable attitudes, and demonstrate favorable practices toward COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination. It was further found that COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge significantly differed across gender while both attitudes and practices significantly differed across age, gender, monthly income, and teaching experience. Hence, future policies and measures to improve knowledge, attitudes, and practices should be developed targeting samples with these characteristics. Lastly, the result reveals that COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge influence attitudes and practices. Thus, to increase desirable attitudes and favorable practices, government officials and concerned groups must promote COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge.
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In-text citation: (Cahapay & Bangoc, 2024)
Reference: Cahapay, M. B., & Bangoc, N. I. F. (2024). COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 6(1), 12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Cahapay MB, Bangoc NIF. COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2024;6(1), 12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Cahapay MB, Bangoc NIF. COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2024;6(1):12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
In-text citation: (Cahapay and Bangoc, 2024)
Reference: Cahapay, Michael B., and Nathaniel II F. Bangoc. "COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2024 6 no. 1 (2024): 12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
In-text citation: (Cahapay and Bangoc, 2024)
Reference: Cahapay, M. B., and Bangoc, N. I. F. (2024). COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 6(1), pp. 12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
In-text citation: (Cahapay and Bangoc, 2024)
Reference: Cahapay, Michael B. et al. "COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination knowledge, attitudes, and practices of teachers in the Philippines". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 6, no. 1, 2024, pp. 12-22. https://doi.org/10.33902/jpsp.202319485
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