Effect of Regular Baths on the Development of Ring Worm among Primary School Children

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJPH.2013.04.04.Art044

Authors : Ifezue Uchechi Grace


Effect of regular baths on the development of ringworm of the body among primary school children was carried out using a sample size of 100 pupils from LEA primary school Pyankasa, Abuja, Federal capital Territory. This study was guided by research question and hypothesis. Inferential statistics of Chi square was used in the analysis of data collected. On the basis of the findings, conclusions were drawn and recommendations, made.

Keywords: Regular baths, Ringworm, Children.


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