Differences in Anxiety Levels of Health Workers before and after Covid-19 Vaccination


  • Emdat Suprayitno Universitas Wiraraja
  • Syaifurrahman Hidayat Universitas Wiraraja


Background: The rapid spread of the disease can cause anxiety because it is crucial for health workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine to boost the immune system at work. This study aimed to determine differences in anxiety levels before and after receiving the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine among medical personnel.
Methods: This study used a retrospective study with a comparative method with a cross-sectional design and primary data collection through a questionnaire. Results of statistical analysis using Wilcoxon test.
Results: The results showed that before being given the first dose of the vaccine, the number of health workers who experienced severe anxiety was 32 (72.8%). Moderate anxiety was 12 people (27.3%). after being given the first dose of the vaccine, the number of health workers who experienced severe anxiety was as many as 14 people (31.8%), moderate anxiety as many as 24 people (54.6%) and mild anxiety as many as six people (13.6). The Wilcoxon test showed a P-value = 0.000.
Conclusion: Differences in the anxiety levels of health workers before and after being given the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Presenting the first dose of vaccine can reduce anxiety in health workers


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Suprayitno, E., & Hidayat, S. (2023). Differences in Anxiety Levels of Health Workers before and after Covid-19 Vaccination. Open Access Health Scientific Journal, 4(2), 39–43. https://doi.org/10.55700/oahsj.v4i2.38



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