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Level of Fear due to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Residents of the Los Olivos District of North Lima

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Brian Meneses-Claudio ,
Brian Meneses-Claudio

Universidad Científica del Sur, SISELEC. Lima, Perú

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Ann Chaname-Marin ,
Ann Chaname-Marin

Universidad Científica del Sur, Responsable de promoción de la Dirección General de Investigación Desarrollo e Innovación (DGIDI). Lima, Perú

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Juan Saberbein-Muñoz ,
Juan Saberbein-Muñoz

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Tecnología. Lima, Perú

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Maria Salinas-Cruz ,
Maria Salinas-Cruz

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Pedagogía y Cultura Física. Lima, Perú

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Teresa Quesada-Aramburu ,
Teresa Quesada-Aramburu

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Facultad de Tecnología. Lima, Perú

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Abstract

Introduction: Fear is one of the events that compromises the mental health of the person during the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore, the research objective is to determine the level of fear due to the COVID-19 pandemic in residents of the district of Los Olivos de Lima Norte.
Methods: It is a quantitative and cross-sectional study, with a total population of 118 participants who answered a questionnaire on sociodemographic aspects and the scale of fear of COVID-19.
Results: In their results we can observe that 38.1% (45 participants) have high levels of fear, 45.8% (54 participants) medium level and 16.1% (19 participants) low levels of fear.
Conclusions: In conclusion, necessary actions must be taken to take care of mental health from a comprehensive care in the population.

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Meneses-Claudio B, Chaname-Marin A, Saberbein-Muñoz J, Salinas-Cruz M, Quesada-Aramburu T. Level of Fear due to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Residents of the Los Olivos District of North Lima. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 5 [cited 2024 Jul. 20];3:535. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/535

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