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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017
The Knowledge and Practice about Home Sanitation among Rural Community at Mohanlalganj, Lucknow (Original Study)
Shabana Khatun  | Akansha Dwivedi | Kanchan Sahu | Priya Lodhi | Pankaj Kumar Gautam | Richi Lal
Abstract: INTRODUCTION PM Modi (2nd October 2014) Launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at Rajghat, Delhi with a motto one step towards cleanliness. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ( Clean India Mission and abbreviated as SBA or SBM for Swachh Bharat Mission) is a National Campaign by government of India, covering 4, 041 statutory cities and towns, to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of country. In the present study researchers identified the improper sanitation among the rural population at Mohanlalganj, Lucknow. So they have interested to conduct this study. In the present study researchers assess the knowledge and practice among rural community regarding home sanitation. METHOD The research approach adopted for the study was descriptive survey approach. The sample comprises of 125 sample subject of Mohanlalganj. The convenient sampling was used to select the sample subject. The tool used for study was structured interview schedule having three sections. Section I based on demography, Section II based on knowledge Section III based on practice. FINDINGS OF THE STUDY The data collected was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives in terms of frequency, percentage and mean and standard deviation. It was found that majority of samples had average knowledge 75 (60 %), good knowledge 30 (24 %), poor knowledge 20 (16 %). It also was found that majority of participant were doing unhealthy practice. CONCLUSION The rural community was having average knowledge regarding home sanitation. They were also doing unhealthy practice.
Keywords: Rural Community, Home Sanitation
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,
Pages: 579 - 581