HASAN SAKALLI

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BÜŞRA AKARSU

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OBJECTİVE In this study, we aim to investigate the thoughts and attitudes of individuals towards the future COVID-19 vaccine. METHODS This descriptive study was carried out on the web between 10/06/2020 - 10/07/2020. The sample constitutes all individuals above 18 years of age using social media and smartphone. The e-survey form was shared by the researchers via the web for a month, and those who completed the survey were included in the study and formed the sample of the research. RESULTS 759 were participated. 49.7% of the participants stated to be vaccinated; 38.4% of them stated to be vaccinated their children against COVID-19; if the vaccine for COVID-19 is developed. The request for the COVID 19 vaccine had relationship with gender, occupation, health insurance, anxiety level, having children, willing to get vaccinated for their children. “Afraid of the side effects of vaccine”, “don’t think it can be reliable as it will be a new vaccine” and “COVID-19 infection is a biological weapon and the vaccine will serve those who produce this virus” were the most common reasons for rejection of vaccine. CONCLUSION In our study afraid of the side effects of vaccine and not thinking it can be reliable as it will be a new vaccine is the most reasons of indecision and rejection about COVID 19 vaccine. In order for the future COVID 19 vaccination campaign to not fail, media, politicians, healthcare professionals should closely follow the vaccination development processes, inform the public transparently and consider public’s concerns.
ABSTRACT Purpose In our study, we aimed to evaluate the sleep disorders, sleep quality of the patients who applied to family health centers, to determine the situations that might be related with insomnia and to determine the insomnia rates of the general population in primary care. Methods This study is a descriptive research and conducted in Ankara Güdül, Antalya Değirmenözü, Bursa Sırameşeler, Gaziantep Family Health Center policlinics. The study population consisted of all patients over 18 years of age who were admitted to the family health centers for any reason. A 10-question questionnaire, Berlin questionnaire, Pittsburgh sleep quality index and insomnia severity scales were collected by the researchers from October to December 2017 using face-to-face interview method. Results 299 people participated in study and 54.5% of them were women. According to the results of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Scale, it was found that 27.1% of the participants’ sleep quality was good and 72.9% of them were poor; according to the Berlin sleep questionnaire, 27.4% had high OSAS risk and 72.2% had a low OSAS risk. According to total Insomnia Severity Index, 27.1% had insomnia lower threshold, 15.4% had moderate insomnia, 3.7% severe insomnia was detected. Conclusions In this context, it will be very effective in terms of the quality of life of patients in order to determine the conditions that disrupt sleep hygiene and to perform the necessary interventions which can be intervened in the primary health care institutions and the other patients to be delivered to the related upper levels.