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Knowledge,Attiude and Practice toward Pesonal Hygiene among Basic School Children

Knowledge,Attiude and Practice toward Pesonal Hygiene among Basic School Children

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Title: Knowledge,Attiude and Practice toward Pesonal Hygiene among Basic School Children
Author: Mohammed, Safa
Abstract: Hygiene refers to practices associated with ensuring good health and cleanliness and it is a science that deals with the promotion and preservation of health . The research will estimate the knowledge of children and their attitude and actual practice toward personal hygiene. Study is descriptive, Cross – Sectional community based study , the target Group was pupils of 2nd to 7th class in Alshaheed Alwasyla aldo and Badr Alkobra basic schools . Sample size was 126 of pupils (57 are boys and 69 are girls ) Sample technique by simple and systemic randomly sampling . The results emphasize that the knowledge of pupils toward personal hygiene is fortunately good as we can see in figure (1) (87.7%) of boys know the importance hand washing and (86.8%) of girls know the importance of hand washing . Also in figure (10) 100% of girls and (94.7%) of boys know the importance of nails cutting. Also in table (6) (70.6%) believe that brushing teeth important for prevention from dental caries . So by far, pupils know about simple health issues as personal hygiene which is an important issue that can lead to high level wellness if applied on practice .
Description: Knowledge,Attiude and Practice toward Pesonal Hygiene among Basic School Children
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1812
Date: 2007


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