Knowledge of Clean and Healthy Behavior and Quality of Life among School-Children
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- quality of life; clean and healthy behavior; elementary school, PHBS, Children
Quality of life is as one an indicator to profile development of the country and as mentioned in sustainability development goals that committed will be achieved in 2019. Quality of children is definitely related to encourage the good habit that can continue sly practice in future life. It can be obtained with improvement in knowledge and the clean and healthy behavior. Objectives: The objective of this study is to evaluate the relationship between knowledge, the clean and healthy behavior and quality of children in 08 Rawa Buaya Elementary School. This Elementary School is one of public school that located near to flood area mostly defined with poverty environment and lack of hygiene. Method: The study population included 127 people from fourth and fifth grade in that elementary school assumed as the age when the children can answer the questions regarding their life. The data was obtained from face to face interview using structured questionnaire. Data that collected was categorized and analyzed using chi square. Results: The result of this study is there are significant relationship between knowledge and quality of children (P<0.05) and significant relationship between the clean & healthy behavior and quality of life (P<0.05). Conclusion: This study showed that the importance of being informed how to live in healthy way and practice it in a real life since the beginning of age. It is a lifelong process that can be learnt and make it as a life style and proved as the factors improving the quality of the children. Thus, the encouragement from the parents and teacher are necessary to keep reminding the children to stay clean and healthy.
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TY - CONF AU - Gisely Vionalita AU - Devi Kusumaningtiar PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Knowledge of Clean and Healthy Behavior and Quality of Life among School-Children BT - Proceedings of the Health Science International Conference (HSIC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 431 EP - 436 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.67 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.67 ID - Vionalita2017/10 ER -