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Table 8

Independent variable description for factor analysis

Variable symbolsDescription of variables
GH The dummy variable for gender of respondents (1 = male; 0 = female) 
AG Continuous variable for the age of the respondents in the study area 
MS Dummy variable for the marital status of participants in the study (1 = married; 0 = single) 
Variable for the literacy level of the respondents, dummy variable (1 = literate; 0 = illiterate) 
OC Dummy variable for the occupation of the respondents, (1 = formal employment; 0 = informal employment) 
FS Continuous variable for a FS of respondents, the total number of people staying in the household 
SYH The continuous variable in years that respondents have stayed in Sebeta town 
HO Dummy variable for the ownership of the house in which the respondent is staying (1 = self; 0 = landlord/landlady) 
AMI Continuous variable for the average monthly income of the household 
RW Categorical variable, respondents' opinion for who should be responsible for water supply (0 = government; 1 = community; 2 = non-government organizations (NGOs), 3 = private companies) 
Dummy variable for the satisfaction of respondents with the existing water supply service (1 = no; 0 = yes) 
Variable symbolsDescription of variables
GH The dummy variable for gender of respondents (1 = male; 0 = female) 
AG Continuous variable for the age of the respondents in the study area 
MS Dummy variable for the marital status of participants in the study (1 = married; 0 = single) 
Variable for the literacy level of the respondents, dummy variable (1 = literate; 0 = illiterate) 
OC Dummy variable for the occupation of the respondents, (1 = formal employment; 0 = informal employment) 
FS Continuous variable for a FS of respondents, the total number of people staying in the household 
SYH The continuous variable in years that respondents have stayed in Sebeta town 
HO Dummy variable for the ownership of the house in which the respondent is staying (1 = self; 0 = landlord/landlady) 
AMI Continuous variable for the average monthly income of the household 
RW Categorical variable, respondents' opinion for who should be responsible for water supply (0 = government; 1 = community; 2 = non-government organizations (NGOs), 3 = private companies) 
Dummy variable for the satisfaction of respondents with the existing water supply service (1 = no; 0 = yes) 
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