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Personal Hygiene and Sanitary Practices among the School Girls in Dhangadhi, Nepal

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posted on 2021-01-19, 22:59 authored by Dirgha Raj JoshiDirgha Raj Joshi, Saraswati Kumari Joshi, Nisha Adhikari, Sita Kumari Joshi, Durga Kumari Joshi, Shristi Joshi, Kalpana Chaudhary, Tulsi Joshi, Ravin Bhandari
The inadequate knowledge of personal hygiene and sanitation is directly correlated with the health of an individual, a family, a community, a nation, and the globe as a whole. To know the knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) of personal hygiene and sanitation among the girl students in Dhangadhi, Nepal; this study was conducted in four different schools and a total of 238 girl students were selected specifically from the grade 5 to 10 following their age range from 11 to 18 years and the data was collected by filling the premade questionnaires.


All authors contributed voluntarily to carry out the overall process and Hami Sakshyam Nari (HSN Nepal) helped in printing and provided space to prepare this manuscript.


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  • Nepal

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  • Yes

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The approval for carrying out this research was obtained from the ethical review board of the Department of Health Service, Sudurpaschim Province, Kailali, Nepal.


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