Assessing the Public’s Knowledge and Environmental Sanitation Facilities for the Control of Bacillary Dysentery in Jenai Township, Nantou County

Jiang DD

2002 Vol.18 NO.4

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For the purpose of controlling bacillary dysentery in Jenai Township, the present study was designed to evaluate the knowledge of the residents regarding their personal hygiene and related environmental sanitation facilities such as waste disposals, toilet facilities, fly control, drinking water facilities, and household and public drainage. A semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect above information by interviewing 373 household residents of Chinai, Chunyang, Chingying, Hotsuo, and Nanfeng villages of Jenai Township, Nantou County.