The Status of Practicing COVID-19 Prevention Measures Among a Sample of Persons With Disabilities in Jordan

Ibrahim El-Zraigat


The main aim of present study was to examine practicing COVID-19 prevention measures among persons with disabilities in Jordan. The sample of study consisted of 101 from various disabilities and ages. To achieve the goal of the study, the researcher constructed and designed the study tool which contained 36 items (practices) were distributed into 3 dimensions as follows: outside home measures, inside home measures, and personal daily health practices. The validity and reliability of the scale have been verified. The results indicated that the vast majority of participants were practicing preventive measures in a moderate ratio and a small number of their practices were low. The study recommended the necessity of following the COVID-19 prevention instructions to prevent the spread of the virus and avoid infection.


COVID-19 prevention measures; Persons with disabilities; Jordan

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