Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period

@inproceedings{Park2010PerceptionsAB,
  title={Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period},
  author={Jae Hyun Park and Hae Kwan Cheong and Dae-Yong Son and Seon-Ung Kim and Chang-Min Ha},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND This study was performed to better assess the perceptions, motivating factors, and behaviors associated with the use of hand washing to prevent H1N1 influenza transmission during the peak pandemic period in Korea. METHODS A cross-sectional survey questionnaire was completed by 942 students at a university campus in Suwon, Korea, between December 1 and 8, 2009. The survey included questions regarding individual perceptions, motivating factors, and behaviors associated with hand… CONTINUE READING
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