Knowledge regarding diseases caused by improper waste management among selected residents of Barangay Sampaloc IV, Dasmarinas City, Cavite.

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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology


Waste Management


Demographic profiles that were used in the study are age and educational attainment. The descriptive method of research was employed. Researchers used a self-made instrument composed of 20 statements answerable by true or false to investigate their knowledge regarding the diseases caused by improper waste management. Respondents were determined using quota sampling. Using Slovin’s Formula, researchers had a sample of 393 respondents aged 18 years old and above. The data was treated using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Chi-square, Duncan’s multiple range tests and ANOVA. Based on the results, 1) the profile showed that majority of the respondents are aged 18-35 years old and most of them reached high school level; 2) the knowledge of the respondents on diseases caused by improper waste management is good; 3) among the variables included significant findings in the knowledge of the respondents was only indicated when grouped according to educational attainment. Those who have reached college and high school level have a better knowledge than those who does not have any formal education.

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