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Global variation in hand hygiene practices among adolescents: The role of family and school-level factors

Jatrana, Santosh; Hasan, Md. Mehedi; Mamun, Abdullah; Fatima, Y.


While appropriate hand hygiene practices (HHP) are protective against infections, the paucity of evidence on global estimates and determinants of HHP in adolescents limits effective design and planning of intervention to improve HHP in young people. We examined the prevalence and correlates of HHP in adolescents. We used nationally representative data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey (2003–2017) from 92 countries. HHP were categorized as “ap-propriate”, “inappropriate” and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021-05-07
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18094984
Access Rights: Open Access


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