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Background: COVID-19 is a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. At the end of 2019, based on epidemiological data, 66% of infected cases were related to one seafood market located in the city of Wuhan, China which then spread to various countries including Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the countries with an increasing number of cases every day, so the government is making various efforts to reduce Covid-19 cases. Objective: This study is to analyze the relationship between knowledge and awareness of community compliance with wearing masks in RW 07 Galung Maloang Village, Bacukiki District, Parepare City. Method: This study used a descriptive method with a total sample of 30 respondents from 285 respondents. The sampling technique is 1/n of the population (Suryono et al, 2013), if you are going to choose 30 out of 285 people with a systematic random technique, it takes 30/285 = 1/9 part of the population. The initial number is determined randomly,  furthermore, the subject is numbered from 1 to 285. Each 9th society will be taken as a sample and statistical analysis of Chi-Square with a meaningfulness level of 0.05. The results in this study are that the knowledge variable of perceived benefits has a meaningful relationship with the adherence to wearing a mask to the occurrence of Covid-19 with
a p-value of 0.026, the variable of awareness there is a meaningful relationship with the adherence to wearing a mask to the incidence of Covid 19 with a p-value of 0.0 18 and there is no meaningful relationship between the variable incidence of Covid-19 and Mask-Wearing Compliance with a p-value of 0.711. The conclusion in the explanation is that knowledge
and awareness related to mask-wearing compliance with the occurrence of Covid-19. Suggestions for related parties should further increase the knowledge and awareness of wearing masks regarding Covid-19 to increase mask-wearing compliance with the incidence of Covid-19.


Covid-19, Knowledge, Awareness, and Compliance Wearing Masks

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