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Table 2

Results of the microbiological indicators in sampled drinking water at each sampled household by source water type

Presence, count (%)Re-sampled presence/total re-sampledaDetection in both initial and re-sampled, count
Total coliform 
 Distribution system (n = 23) 4 (17%) 0/1 
 Indoor tap (n = 90) 20 (22%) 9/17 
 Filtered (n = 44) 12 (27%) 5/5 
 Bottled (n = 32) 24 (75%) 17/20 17 
Escherichia coli 
 Distribution system (n = 23) 0 (0%) 0/1 
 Indoor tap (n = 90) 0 (0%) 0/17 
 Filtered (n = 44) 1 (2%) 0/5 
 Bottled (n = 30) 2 (7%) 0/20 
Presence, count (%)Re-sampled presence/total re-sampledaDetection in both initial and re-sampled, count
Total coliform 
 Distribution system (n = 23) 4 (17%) 0/1 
 Indoor tap (n = 90) 20 (22%) 9/17 
 Filtered (n = 44) 12 (27%) 5/5 
 Bottled (n = 32) 24 (75%) 17/20 17 
Escherichia coli 
 Distribution system (n = 23) 0 (0%) 0/1 
 Indoor tap (n = 90) 0 (0%) 0/17 
 Filtered (n = 44) 1 (2%) 0/5 
 Bottled (n = 30) 2 (7%) 0/20 

aRe-sampling was attempted on the subset of households that had observed growth of TC or EC.

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