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dc.contributorAl Khatib, Issam A.EN
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T09:39:08Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T09:39:08Z
dc.date.issued2011EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/V17/04/17_4_2011_0323_0330.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118124
dc.description323-330EN
dc.description.abstractWe assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices of some aspects of environmental health among residents of Ramaiiah and AI-Bireh district, Palestine. We found that few residents had attended sessions of awareness in environmental health but 83.6% were willing to participate in such events to raise public awareness. Most residents [‎91.2%]‎ were aware of the relationship between water and human health, but only 39.7% reported that they or their families cleaned their water tanks more than once a year. Only 76.3% of the respondents reported that they always washed their hands before eating and only 67.0% reported that they checked the safety of food before eating. Only 33.7% felt reassured when they ate in restaurants. This was due to lack of cleanliness of the restaurants, staff and utensils, and the uncertainty regarding the source of the foodEN
dc.language.isoarEN
dc.subjectHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, PracticeEN
dc.subjectAwarenessEN
dc.subjectQuestionnairesEN
dc.subject.meshEnvironmental HealthEN
dc.titleAssessment of the environmental health knowledge, attitudes and practices in Ramaiiah and Al-Bireh District PalestineEN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 17 (‎4)‎, 323-330, 2011


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