There are 22 Questions in this Survey

The topic of Head Lice seems to be an issue in many Irish Primary Schools today. This questionnaire is aimed at discovering the prevalence rates in Primary Schools in Ireland.

My aim is to build awareness on the topic to dispel commonly held myths and stigmas

The survey will take 5 to 10 minutes to complete

Each section covers a separate topic

All Information collected in this survey is confidential and is solely for research purposes

This survey is for my Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental Health Undergraduate Level 8 Degree

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* 1. Are you a male or female teacher?

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. Has there been a child with head lice in your class this year? (2016 teaching year)

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* 4. How many children in your class had head lice this year approximately?
(2016 teaching year)

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* 5. Was there a child with head lice in your class last year? (2015 teaching year)

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* 6. How many children in your class had head lice last year approximately?

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* 7. In your past five teaching years has there been a child with head lice in your class?

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* 8. How many children had head lice in the past five years approximately?

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* 9. What time of the school year are head lice outbreaks more common?

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* 10. Is head lice a problem in your school?

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* 11. How does your school notify parents if head lice is found on a child in your school?

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* 12. How many children are in your class?

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* 13. Would you be able to tell if a child in your class had head lice?

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* 14. Is there a head lice prevention plan in your school?

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* 15. Is the head lice prevention plan effective in preventing the spread of head lice in your school?

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* 16. What is the main food source for head lice?

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* 17. Can head lice jump from one child's head to another child's head?

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* 18. What is the most effective preventative measure associated with head lice?

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* 19. Do you feel there is a lack of knowledge on the topic of head lice?

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* 20. Have you ever searched for information on the topic of head lice?

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* 21. If so where have you gathered your information on head lice from?

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* 22. Who should treat a child with head lice if it is detected in school?

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