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15 June 2011

Personality tied to hygiene habits

According to a study on hygiene behaviour, personality type and manners have a direct bearing on your health. But South Africa did not do too well in the good hygiene survey.

According to the world’s largest ever study on hygiene behaviour, personality type and manners have a direct bearing on your health.

The Dettol HABIT study found an interesting correlation between personality type, good manners and health. The results highlight the importance of practising good hygiene (such as effective hand washing and household cleaning) and good manners (such as sneezing or coughing into a tissue, discarding it appropriately and then washing one’s hands) in order to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.     

Hygienic people get sick less often

 
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