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Social Determinants of Good Hand-Washing Practice (GHP) Among Adolescents in a Rural Indian Community.
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PMID:  23455687     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 5 randomly selected villages to assess prevalence of good hand-washing practice (GHP) among adolescents, and describe the social determinants. The prevalence of adolescent GHP was 32.1% (95% CI = 27.1, 37.1). Logistic regression established 5 significant positive predictors-maternal GHP, presence of sanitary latrine, availability of soap at hand-washing locations, in-house water supply, and higher per capita income. Our research provides a scope for better understanding of the socioeconomic determinants of GHP in a rural Indian setting, and may find implications in the Total Sanitation Campaign launched by Government of India.
Authors:
Madhumita Dobe; Ram Narayan Mandal; Ayan Jha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Family & community health     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1550-5057     ISO Abbreviation:  Fam Community Health     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809641     Medline TA:  Fam Community Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Health Education, All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, West Bengal, India (Dr Dobe and Mr Mandal); and Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases, Indian Council of Medical Research (Headquarters), New Delhi, India (Dr Jha).
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