Rehman F.,Central Park Medical College |
Janjua A.R.,Punjab Aids Control Program |
Nadeemuddin,Ghulam Muhammad Mehar Medical College |
Shahzad H.,Basic Medical science Institute
Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences | Year: 2016
Aim: To assess knowledge about personal hygiene among primary school children of Asal Suleiman Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Government Primary School, Asal Sulieman from 1st January 2015 to 31st March 2015. One hundred students of primary school were included. Students of secondary school were excluded. Results: Ninety one percent students were having knowledge about personal hygiene, 98% students used water for cleaning of perianal area, 51% children took bath daily, 90% students brushed their teeth once a day and 18% students were washed daily uniforms. Conclusion: They did not possess knowledge about importance of personal hygiene but were not practicing it on ground. © 2016, Lahore Medical And Dental College. All rights reserved.