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STUDENTS’ KNOWLEDGE AND

ATTITUDE ON PROPER HAND


WASHING AND THEIR HAND
WASHING PRACTICES
by
JEHAN KAYLE T. BIRIN
JEVI BAN B. OTLANG
KRIZZA ANGELA M. SABONGAN
Chapter 1
The Problem
Introduction
The most essential step for the
prevention of infections associated with
the health care system is hand hygiene
(World Health Organization, 2018). Hand
hygiene is critically important for a
healthier lifestyle and human survival of
mankind. Moreover, hand hygiene is vital
for children as this age group is the most
susceptible to infections gained from
Due to the close proximity of children
in schools and child care settings, there
is a high risk for cross-contamination of
germs which can eventually lead to the
spread of various infections and
communicable diseases (Merenu, 2015).
The above phenomena led the researchers
to recognize this study in a manner to
illuminate and develop a deeper
understanding in the importance of proper
hand washing in preventing the spread of
infections and diseases in the school and
Conceptual Framework

Knowledge
and Hand
Attitude Washing
of Practice Action
Students of Plan
on Proper Students
Hand
Washing
Statement of the Problem
This study aims to determine the
students’ knowledge and attitude
towards proper hand washing and their
hand washing practices. The
respondents of the study are the
Grade 7 students of Toribio Minor
National High School School Year
2019-2020.
Specifically, the study attempts
to answer the following questions:
1. To what extent is the level of students’
knowledge on proper hand washing?
2. Is there a significant difference in the
students’ knowledge on proper hand washing?
3. To what degree is the impact of students’
attitude towards proper hand washing?
4. Is there a significant difference in the
impact of students’ attitude towards proper
hand washing?
5. To what degree is the impact of the
students’ hand washing practices?
6. Is there a significant difference in
the impact of students’ hand washing
practices?
7. Is there is a significant
relationship between the students’
knowledge on proper hand washing and the
students’ attitude towards proper hand
washing?
8. Based on the study, what
action plan can be drawn?
Scope and Limitations
of the Study
 Subject Matter - knowledge and
attitude of students on proper hand
washing and their hand washing
practices
 Time and Place - Toribio Minor
National High School, Margosatubig
District, Division of Zamboanga del
Sur, School Year 2019-2020.
 Research Design - Descriptive in
nature.
Quantitative research.
Survey questionnaires.
 Research Respondents - Grade 7 students of

Toribio Minor National High School


 Statistical Treatment. Descriptive
statistics.
T-test.
Significance of the Study
 Students
 Teachers
 Parents
 School Administrators
 Future Researchers
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