Factors influencing hand washing with soap compliance level among beach tourism workers

Musfirah Musfirah, Ahmad Faizal Rangkuti, Fenni Nurul Khotimah

Abstract


The compliance level of beach tourism workers is the most important factor to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spread in tourism destinations. The availability of hand washing facilities and COVID-19 health protocol media can influence beach tourism workers' compliance with hand washing with soap (HWWS). The study aimed to determine the related factors toward HWWS compliance level among beach tourism workers. A cross-setional study involved 60 beach tourism workers recruited using total sampling technique from September to November 2021. Questionnaires were used to assess the availability of hand washing facilities, health protocol media, and HWWS compliance levels in beach tourism workers. The descriptive and Fisher’s tests are used in the analysis. The findings demonstrated that majority of respondents support the availability of hand washing facilities, the COVID-19 health protocols media, and had a good HWWS compliance among beach tourism workers. We concluded that the availability of hand washing facilities as main factor with related to HWWS compliance level among beach tourism workers.


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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijphs.v11i4.21720

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International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS)
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