The Effect of Attitude Toward Health Protocol Compliance in The New Normal Era


  • Tantri Puspita yazid Riau University
  • Ikhma Zurani Riau University
  • Salsabila Riau University



Attitude; compliance; new normal; stimulus-response


Facing Covid-19, the government responded with a new normal policy. The public must implement the 5M health protocol to break the chain of the spread of Covid-19, such as wearing masks, washing hands, maintaining distance, staying away from crowds, and limiting mobility. The dynamics and changes in habits create a situation where people are required to adapt to the pattern of life in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic. Students as agents of change and new individuals who can fully take responsibility as members of society become important agents in realizing a good society. Students can also be assessed as critical individuals in seeing changes or dynamics in government policies, in this case in terms of how students respond to health protocols that have been designed by the state government. The population in this study were all students studying at the top 5 universities in Riau Province using the Propionate Stratified Random Sampling technique. The with data collection techniques using questionnaires and observation, this study using construct validity (construct validity). Testing the validity of this research instrument was carried out with the help of the SPSS 25 application/software and using the Pearson bivariate technique. Cronbach Alpha Formula technique and the data were analyzed using the SPSS Spearman's Rank test. The results obtained by this study indicate a significant correlation between the Gender variable and the Health Protocol Compliance variable