International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Community Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022

Assess the Adherence of Families towards Swachh Bharat Mission in Selected Community Areas of Kollam

Sheeja .S | Jyothilakshmi J. | Prince Christopher

Abstract: Introduction: Safe sanitation means promotion of safe disposal of human excreta, right use of toilet and avoiding open defecation as well as management of solid and liquid waste. Poor sanitation is a primary cause for many deadly diseases, deaths among children under age five, contamination of ground water sources, loss of family income on account of increased health costs, and compromised human dignity. In managing safe sanitation at each level - household, community, and governments, understanding impacts of poor sanitation, contribution of all key stakeholders including communities, implementation of safe sanitation processes is considered crucial. Materials and Methods: Research approach and design: Descriptive research design. Sampling technique: non-probability convenient sampling method. Samples: In this study 120 families who met inclusion and exclusion criteria for the study, was selected. Tools: Demographic Proforma and Descriptive rating scale was used to assess the adherence of families towards Swach Bharath mission. Results: The result showed that half of the samples (50%) had fair adherence towards Swachh Bharat Mission and 4.2% had very good and 43.3% had good adherence and only 2.5 % had poor adherence towards Swachh Bharat Mission. Conclusion: study concluded that majority of the sample had adherence towards Swachh Bharat.

Keywords: Adherence, Families, Swachh Bharat mission, community

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,

Pages: 1244 - 1245

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