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Table 1

Characteristics of sampled households by the source of piped water

Source of piped water
All sources
BoreholeSpringSurface water
Children <5 years 
 Sample size: 
  No. villages 11 25 
  No. children <5 years 24 40 56 120 
  Percentage with diarrhoea in previous 2 weeks 8% 25% 14% 17% 
 Percentage of households with: 
  Improved sanitation 58% 85% 64% 70% 
  Water treated before drinking 54% 33% 36% 38% 
  Handwashing facilities with soap and water 33% 35% 52% 43% 
  Mother educated beyond primary school 59% 15% 36% 34% 
  Child still being breastfed 50% 51% 55% 53% 
  Wealth index in highest two quintiles 58% 33% 13% 28% 
 Percentage of villages with: 
  No open defaecation 37% 80% 62% 63% 
  Piped system constructed pre-2000 58% 68% 54% 61% 
Source of piped water
All sources
BoreholeSpringSurface water
Children <5 years 
 Sample size: 
  No. villages 11 25 
  No. children <5 years 24 40 56 120 
  Percentage with diarrhoea in previous 2 weeks 8% 25% 14% 17% 
 Percentage of households with: 
  Improved sanitation 58% 85% 64% 70% 
  Water treated before drinking 54% 33% 36% 38% 
  Handwashing facilities with soap and water 33% 35% 52% 43% 
  Mother educated beyond primary school 59% 15% 36% 34% 
  Child still being breastfed 50% 51% 55% 53% 
  Wealth index in highest two quintiles 58% 33% 13% 28% 
 Percentage of villages with: 
  No open defaecation 37% 80% 62% 63% 
  Piped system constructed pre-2000 58% 68% 54% 61% 
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