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Changes in handwashing and hygiene product usage patterns in Korea before and after the outbreak of COVID-19

Authors
  • Choi, KeunOh1
  • Sim, Seunghye1
  • Choi, Junyeong1
  • Park, Choa1
  • Uhm, Yoonhee2
  • Lim, Eunkyung2
  • Kim, Augustine Yonghwi1
  • Yoo, Seong Joon1
  • Lee, YoungJoo1
  • 1 Sejong University, Kwangjingu, Kunjadong, Seoul, 05006, Korea , Seoul (South Korea)
  • 2 Korea National Council of Consumer Organizations, SEOUL YWCA Bld. #701, 20, Myungdong11gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul, Korea , Seoul (South Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Environmental Sciences Europe
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication Date
Jul 03, 2021
Volume
33
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s12302-021-00517-8
Source
Springer Nature
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Research
License
Green

Abstract

Handwashing habits were evaluated before and after the spread of COVID-19. Handwashing habits increased significantly since the COVID-19 outbreak. Handwashing guidelines and campaigns be developed informing the potential risks.

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