The Connection between Hand Washing and Peer Pressure

By Bradley Corporation, Special for  USDR

Sometimes peer pressure can produce positive results. A recent survey reveals that Americans are more likely to wash their hands after using a public restroom if others are  around.

More than half say the presence of other people causes them to adjust their actions in one of two ways. They’ll either make sure they wash their hands or they’ll wash longer or more thoroughly. The insights come from the annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey conducted by Bradley  Corporation.