If your answer is, “Less than 7 times a day”, you're failing in basic hygiene. And it's not just how often you do it, but how well.
We don't wash enough
People who wash their hands more than six times a day tend to suffer less frequently from infectious diseases. But only 30% of South Africans wash their hands this often – which indicates a poor standard of general hygiene. (Sixteen percent of us only wash our hands 0-2 times a day!)