THE LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT HYGIENE AMONG STUDENTS IN SHKODRA CITYJournal: International journal of ecosystems and ecology science (IJEES) (Vol.8, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2018-01-30
Authors : Rina Muka; Zamira Shabani;
Page : 73-80
Keywords : hand; hygiene; soap; school; student; tooth; water.;
Some research findings related to hygiene shows that diarrheal diseases kill nearly 2 million children every year. Hygiene education and the promotion of hand-washing can reduce the number of diarrheal cases by 45%. About 400 million school-aged children are infected with worms worldwide. The study was conducted in Shkodra city during the period October-November 2016. This is a transversal study. In this study were completed 250 questionnaires by 250 different students (13-17 years old). The information is collected through self-report. We held random cases in different schools among students between 13–17 years oldin Shkodra city. All data collected were calculated with the SPSS 20 program. The questionnaire used is a part of the standard questionnaire “Global School-based Student Health Survey” (GSHS) Core-Expanded Questions for the Hygiene Module 24. The questionnaire measures the frequency of health behaviors such as: tooth-cleaning, simple hand-washing, hand-washing with soap. The privacy of the participants was protected.
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