International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Survey Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Hygiene among Abattoir Workers in Kano State Metropolitan, Nigeria

Junaidu Yakubu M, Bhagavandas M, Yushau Umar


Abstract: Background The most important issue in all meat-processing plants is maintenance of proper hygiene and an abattoir has been defined as a premise approved and registered by the controlling authority for hygienic management of meat products for human consumption. ObjectiveTo evaluate the level of knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) regarding hygiene among abattoir workers. Method A descriptive cross sectional design was conducted among 170 abattoir workers in Kano metropolitan area in Nigeria. Abattoir workers, chosen by stratified random sampling, were interviewed using a semi-structured questionnaire to assess their knowledge, attitude and practice of hygiene during the period of July to August 2014. Result Descriptive statistics and multivariate analysis were used to analyze the level of KAP its association with other factors. Majority of the respondents (97 %) received training regarding hygiene in abattoir and 75 % of them stated that the training was done when the need arises. About 52 % of the respondents exhibited the practice of washing their hand before starting the work. There is an association between knowledge, attitude and practice with regard to hygiene practice in abattoir (p


Keywords: Abattoir, Hygiene, Practice, Attitude, Knowledge


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 2474 - 2478


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Junaidu Yakubu M, Bhagavandas M, Yushau Umar, "Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Hygiene among Abattoir Workers in Kano State Metropolitan, Nigeria", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB15863, Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015, 2474 - 2478

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