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Personal Hygiene and Sanitary Practices among the School Girls in Dhangadhi, Nepal
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  • Dirgha Raj Joshi,
  • Saraswati Kumari Joshi,
  • Nisha Adhikari,
  • Sita Kumari Joshi,
  • Durga Kumari Joshi,
  • Shristi Joshi,
  • Kalpana Chaudhary,
  • Tulsi Joshi,
  • Ravin Bhandari
Dirgha Raj Joshi
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Saraswati Kumari Joshi
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Nisha Adhikari
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Sita Kumari Joshi
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Durga Kumari Joshi
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Shristi Joshi
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Kalpana Chaudhary
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Tulsi Joshi
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Ravin Bhandari
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Abstract

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.