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Table 2

Independent variables (n = 2,190)

VariablesDefinitionsDescriptive statistics (range)
Avert (1 = Yes 0 = No 34% 
PriceAvert Cost of averting of tubewell (BDT) Mean = 178 (0–7,000) 
TimeAvert (w) Walking time to water source (minutes) Mean = 44 (0–180) 
WorkMore () 1 = No increase
2 = Little increase
3 = Moderate increase
4 = High increase 
23%
7
41
28 
WorkAbility (1 = No increase
2 = Little increase
3 = Moderate increase
4 = High increase 
23%
7
40
29 
ChildRisk (Vitamin supplementations
1 = Yes
0 = No 
88%
12 
ParentRisk (1 = No
0 = Yes 
62%
38 
AAS Arsenic level (μg/L) Mean = 227 (1–1,019) 
Age (Age of respondent (years) Mean = 43 (14–106) 
Male (Sex of respondent (Male) 22% 
VariablesDefinitionsDescriptive statistics (range)
Avert (1 = Yes 0 = No 34% 
PriceAvert Cost of averting of tubewell (BDT) Mean = 178 (0–7,000) 
TimeAvert (w) Walking time to water source (minutes) Mean = 44 (0–180) 
WorkMore () 1 = No increase
2 = Little increase
3 = Moderate increase
4 = High increase 
23%
7
41
28 
WorkAbility (1 = No increase
2 = Little increase
3 = Moderate increase
4 = High increase 
23%
7
40
29 
ChildRisk (Vitamin supplementations
1 = Yes
0 = No 
88%
12 
ParentRisk (1 = No
0 = Yes 
62%
38 
AAS Arsenic level (μg/L) Mean = 227 (1–1,019) 
Age (Age of respondent (years) Mean = 43 (14–106) 
Male (Sex of respondent (Male) 22% 

BDT = Bangladeshi Taka.

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