Knowledge, Acceptance and Action of the Public on Dengue-Related Hygiene Practices

Siti Zaitun Osman, Hamidi Ismail

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This study aims to look at the public's awareness on hygiene care practices related to dengue disease in the community in Selangor. The study is based on knowledge, acceptance and action aspects and involves only 9 districts in Selangor and 447 respondents. The survey was conducted randomly on hygiene care practices. Awareness of the importance of these factors is a new challenge to the management of human resources and individuals involved in training management to plan strategies to make the people unhappy with their surroundings. Hopefully through this study, serious attention will be given by the responsible party to improve the practice of awareness among the people in Selangor and across Malaysia in general.

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Hygiene practices, Dengue, Public awareness, development environment, local communities

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