Background: A study to evaluate the knowledge and practice of class four workers regarding hand washing in selected hospital was conducted. Objectives: The objective of the study to identify level of the knowledge of class four workers regarding hand washing and to find the association of knowledge and practice of hand washes with selected demographic variables. Method: Research method adapted for the study was quantitative approach. The research design used was non experimental survey research design. The sample size of study was 100 class four workers in selected hospitals. The purposive sampling technique is used to select the sample. Questionnaire was used to find out the knowledge of class four workers. Results: In the present study 72% of the class four workers had good knowledge (score 14-20) and 28% of them had average knowledge (score 7-13) regarding hand washing. All of class four workers had good hand washing practices. In this study the 21% of highly satisfied class four workers with hand washing materials had average knowledge and 27% of them had good knowledge, and the satisfied class four workers had 21% had average knowledge and 45% of them had good knowledge regarding hand washing. Conclusion: Association of knowledge and practice of class four workers shows that all the p-values are large (greater than 0.05), none of the demographic variable was found 0 have significant association with the knowledge of the class four workers regarding hand washing. All of the class four workers were found to have good practices irrespective of their demography.
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Shivateerthayya Hiremath. Evaluate the Knowledge and Practice of class four workers regarding Hand washing in selected Hospitals. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):243-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00056
Shivateerthayya Hiremath. Evaluate the Knowledge and Practice of class four workers regarding Hand washing in selected Hospitals. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2022; 10(3):243-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2022.00056 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-3-15
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