Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of hygiene among school children in Angolela, Ethiopia

  • Vivas A
  • Gelaye B
  • Aboset N
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Abstract

Poor hygiene practices and inadequate sanitary conditions play major roles in the increased burden of communicable diseases within developing countries. This study evaluated the KAP of hygiene among rural school children in Ethiopia and assessed the extent to which proper knowledge of hygiene was associated with personal hygiene characteristics.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Angolela
  • Attitudes
  • Ethiopia
  • Hand washing
  • Hygiene
  • Knowledge
  • Practices
  • School children

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