Knowledge regarding water borne diseases among the degree students
Joseya antony, Dr. Indira S, Shanmugam Jhansi
Back ground: Water is an essential component for every living being for day to day activities for all domestic activities like drinking, bathing etc. and which plays an important role in physiological functions in body. An adult human being needs to drink at least 2.5-3 litters of water a day to replace fluid loss in urine sweat and air and to perform essential biochemical functions. Moreover, almost 90% of body mass is water. Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding water borne diseases among the degree students. Material and method: Study conducted by using the quantitative research approach by using cross sectional descriptive research design was adopted to determine the knowledge regarding water borne diseases among degree students. Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study. Results and Conclusion: The study result shows that with related to the distribution of level of knowledge regarding water borne diseases among degree students, 6(20%) had B+ grade, 11(36.67%) had B grade, 6(20%) had C grade and 7(23.33%) had D grade.
Joseya antony, Dr. Indira S, Shanmugam Jhansi. Knowledge regarding water borne diseases among the degree students. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 180-182