Corpus ID: 86834142

Preventing the Spread of Illness in College Residence Hall Populations

  title={Preventing the Spread of Illness in College Residence Hall Populations},
  author={Lacey Burkholder and Katherine Allensworth and Haley Schaffter},
Illness contributes to a decrease in student class attendance which can lead to increased academic stress. Decreasing the spread of illness among those living in residence halls is essential to academic success. The purpose of this systematic review was to identify interventions implemented in residence halls on college campuses to reduce the spread of illness. The PICO question directing the research for this study asks, “How do interventions affect the spread of illness in university… CONTINUE READING


The effect of hand hygiene on illness rate among students in university residence halls.
  • 153
  • PDF
Personal, Health, Academic, and Environmental Predictors of Stress for Residence Hall Students
  • 269
An Evaluation of Behavioral Health Compliance and Microbial Risk Factors on Student Populations Within a High-Density Campus
  • 7
  • Highly Influential
Individuals and illnesses as sources of perceived preventability
  • 10
The association between handwashing practices and illness symptoms among college students living in a university dormitory.
  • 27
  • PDF
Pandemic flu knowledge among dormitory housed university students: a need for informal social support and social networking strategies.
  • 15
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Changes in Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Across Seven Semesters of College
  • 151