Knowledge Relationship with Hand Hygiene Practices Study Program D3 Nursing Students in STIKes Husada Persada Indonesia

  • Sewi Sartika STIKes Persada Husada Indonesia
  • Evi Vestabilivy STIKes Persada Husada Indonesia
Keywords: knowledge of hand hygiene, gender, hand washing practices

Abstract

Washing hand is to clean the hands of all dirt, starting from the fingertips to the elbow and forearm and remove dirt and dust mechanically from the skin of both hands with soap and water. This study aims to determine the relationship of the level of knowledge of students about Hand hygiene by hand washing practices STIKes Husada Persada Indonesia (STIKes PHI). The method used was a descriptive cross sectional study design. The samples in this study is total sampling the respondents are students of 3rd level study program D3 nursing STIKes PHI numbered 65 people. The research took place in May 2016. The study states that there is no significant relationship between the sexes with the practice of Hand hygiene (p = 0:56> 0.05); There is no relationship between knowledge and practice of Hand hygiene (P = 12:56> 0.05). Based on the results of this study concluded that among the variables of knowledge and the characteristics of the respondent (sex) does anyone have a meaningful relationship with the practice of Hand hygiene. This shows that the students particular level III study program D3 nursing STIKes PHI more that have not practice how to wash hands properly.

Published
2016-10-11
How to Cite
Sartika, S., & Vestabilivy, E. (2016). Knowledge Relationship with Hand Hygiene Practices Study Program D3 Nursing Students in STIKes Husada Persada Indonesia. Jurnal Persada Husada Indonesia, 3(11), 24-32. Retrieved from https://jurnal.stikesphi.ac.id/index.php/Kesehatan/article/view/134

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