International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B (2018)
Knowledge on problem of open field defecation among adults in Dakkilivari Palem, Nellore
B Vanaja Kumari, Budda Kavitha and Dr. Indira S
Health should mean a lot more than escape from death or for that matter, escape from disease. Health is an important assess for the individual as well as community. Good health is a reflection of hygienic practices of an individual. Unhygienic practices may affect the person’s general appearance, body image and may also leads to several infections. It increases the susceptibility to various infections affecting mostly the integumentary and gastro intestinal system. So, a healthy life style with clean and hygiene condition is required for the promotion of health.
Objectives: 1.To assess the knowledge on problem of open field defecation among adults in Dakkilivari Palem, Nellore. 2. To find out the association between the level of knowledge on problem of open field defecation among adults with their selected socio demographic variables.
Materials and Methods: The researcher was used quantitative research approach with Descriptive research design. The 100 samples were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique to assess the knowledge regarding problems of open filed defecation among adults in Dakkilivari Palem at Nellore. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Result: The results reveals that with regard to level of knowledge on problems of open field defecation among adults, 48(48%) had poor Knowledge, 35(35%) had adequate knowledge and 17 (17%) had good Knowledge.
How to cite this article:
B Vanaja Kumari, Budda Kavitha and Dr. Indira S. Knowledge on problem of open field defecation among adults in Dakkilivari Palem, Nellore. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(4): 89-91.