This study aimed to determine the common sanitary practices of Purok Lizada Beach in Barangay Lizada, Toril District, Davao City, Philippines. It involved a descriptive-quantitative method of research whose respondents were selected through a random sampling technique. A modified and adapted questionnaire was administered to 287 respondents. Results revealed a very high manifestation of personal hygiene and household sanitation with a mean of 4.36 and 4.35; while solid and human waste disposal and food and water sanitation obtained a high manifestation with a mean of 3.79 and 3.71. Personal hygiene indicator garnered the highest mean average, generally implies that this was practiced all of the time. The findings recognized that the residents commonly used groundwater and 2% of them never used toilet, soap, and water when defecating. Numerous sanitary practices were not manifested at all times, suggesting that health sectors and sanitation professionals should concentrate on helping people to improve their sanitation through nurturing information literacy, increasing awareness, and upgrading sanitary facilities with considerations on the cause-and-effect relationship between these practices and personal preferences concerning behavioral change.
Melvert, T (2021). Common Sanitary Practices of the Residents in Purok Lizada Beach, Lizada, Toril. Afribary.com: Retrieved March 06, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/common-sanitary-practices-of-the-residents-in-purok-lizada-beach-lizada-toril
Tariao, Melvert. "Common Sanitary Practices of the Residents in Purok Lizada Beach, Lizada, Toril" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 18 Jan. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/common-sanitary-practices-of-the-residents-in-purok-lizada-beach-lizada-toril . Accessed 06 Mar. 2021.
Tariao, Melvert. "Common Sanitary Practices of the Residents in Purok Lizada Beach, Lizada, Toril". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 18 Jan. 2021. Web. 06 Mar. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/common-sanitary-practices-of-the-residents-in-purok-lizada-beach-lizada-toril >.
Tariao, Melvert. "Common Sanitary Practices of the Residents in Purok Lizada Beach, Lizada, Toril" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed March 06, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/common-sanitary-practices-of-the-residents-in-purok-lizada-beach-lizada-toril