International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 9, Part C (2015)
Assess knowledge level among the primary school children regarding handwashing
A descriptive study was undertaken on 30 primary school children selectedrnby simple random sampling technique in U.G.U.P School, Chakeisihani,rnBhubaneswar, Odisha to determine the level of knowledge regarding hand washingrnamong the primary school children (8-11 years). Data was collected through structuredrnquestionnaire and collected data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics. Findings revealed that highest percentage of the primary schoolrnchildren were in the age group of 10-11 years (36.6%) and majority were femalern60% among the school children 93.3% were Hindus. Majority 46.6% of the parentsrnof primary school children had +2 or intermediate or diploma back ground in therneducational status. Majority of the parents 46.6% were businessman byrnoccupation and belong to middle class socio-economic status. 56.7% of childrenrnwere from urban area. The level of knowledge of the primary school children reveals thernmajority of respondents 53% had moderate knowledge. 27% had inadequaternknowledge regarding hand washing technique.
How to cite this article:
Soumya Sonalika. Assess knowledge level among the primary school children regarding handwashing. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(9): 163-165.