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Table 1

Final PUHTI score measures and weighting

Sub-scalePoints assignedWeighting
Hygienic 
 Cleanliness of interface 1: Water seal (+ previous) 33% 
0.8: Cleaning system in place(+ previous)  
0.4: Interface made of cleanable materials (+ previous)  
0.2: No visible feces  
 Excreta hygienically contained 1: Concrete blocks and lining or septic tank 33% 
0.5: Concrete blocks and no lining  
 Place for handwashing 1: Place for handwashing with soap and water 33% 
0.5: Place for handwashing with soap or water  
Sustainable 
 Durable pit lining 1: Concrete blocks used 33% 
 Containment mechanically emptyable 1: Containment mechanically emptyable 33% 
 Cleaning system in place 1: System in place 33% 
Used 
 Toilet usable 1: Pit not full 80% 
 Child feces disposed into containment 1: All child feces goes into latrine or no children living on plot 20% 
0.67: Most child feces goes into latrine  
0.33: Some child feces goes into latrine  
Desirable 
 Few flies 1: 3 or fewer flies observed in toilet 14% 
 Solid door 1: Solid door present 14% 
 Inside lock 1: Solid door with internal lock present 14% 
 Solid walls 1: Concrete or wood 14% 
 Solid roof 1: Roof present 14% 
 Strong substructure 1: Concrete blocks used 14% 
 Smell reduction 1: Flushing toilet, ventilation pipe, or simple cover 14% 
Accessible 
 Disabled accessibility 1: Anyone living on plot unable to access toilet due to disability 50% 
 Outside lock to exclude outsiders 1: Solid door with outside lock present 50% 
Sub-scalePoints assignedWeighting
Hygienic 
 Cleanliness of interface 1: Water seal (+ previous) 33% 
0.8: Cleaning system in place(+ previous)  
0.4: Interface made of cleanable materials (+ previous)  
0.2: No visible feces  
 Excreta hygienically contained 1: Concrete blocks and lining or septic tank 33% 
0.5: Concrete blocks and no lining  
 Place for handwashing 1: Place for handwashing with soap and water 33% 
0.5: Place for handwashing with soap or water  
Sustainable 
 Durable pit lining 1: Concrete blocks used 33% 
 Containment mechanically emptyable 1: Containment mechanically emptyable 33% 
 Cleaning system in place 1: System in place 33% 
Used 
 Toilet usable 1: Pit not full 80% 
 Child feces disposed into containment 1: All child feces goes into latrine or no children living on plot 20% 
0.67: Most child feces goes into latrine  
0.33: Some child feces goes into latrine  
Desirable 
 Few flies 1: 3 or fewer flies observed in toilet 14% 
 Solid door 1: Solid door present 14% 
 Inside lock 1: Solid door with internal lock present 14% 
 Solid walls 1: Concrete or wood 14% 
 Solid roof 1: Roof present 14% 
 Strong substructure 1: Concrete blocks used 14% 
 Smell reduction 1: Flushing toilet, ventilation pipe, or simple cover 14% 
Accessible 
 Disabled accessibility 1: Anyone living on plot unable to access toilet due to disability 50% 
 Outside lock to exclude outsiders 1: Solid door with outside lock present 50% 
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