Knowledge regarding water purification among school children in Saraswathi Nagar, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
Jupudi Anusha, Latha P and Dr. Indira
Background: Water purification is the process of removing undesirable chemicals, materials and biological contaminants from water. The goal is to produce water bit for a specific purpose. Most water is purified for human consumption but water purification may also be designed for a variety of other purposes including meeting the requirement of chemical and institutional application.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding water purification among school children.
Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding water purification among school children. 2. To find out the association between regarding water purification with their selected socio demographic variables.
Methodology: 100 School children 6-12 years aged studying in Sravanthi English Medium High School, Saraswathi Nagar were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding water purification among 100 school children, 7(7%) had A+ grade, 31(31%) had A grade, 13(13%) had B+ grade, 10(10%) had B grade, 15(15%) had C grade, 24(24%) had D grade knowledge.