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Table 2

Association between type of latrine and some variables across villages in the study

VariableResponse categoryCategory of latrine
Combined (n = 2,724) value (DF)P-value
Improved; n (%) 1,432 (52.6)Unimproved; n (%) 1,292 (47.4)
Ownership of a house Do not own the house 192 (59.6) 130 (40.4) 322 7.3 (1) 0.007*** 
Owns the house 1,240 (51.6) 1,162 (48.4) 2,402 
Floor material of a house Earth/sand/mud Permanent material 313 (28.2) 795 (71.8) 1,108 443.1 (1) 0.000*** 
1,119 (69.2) 497 (30.8) 1,616 
Wall material of a house Grass/poles/mud Permanent material 126 (27.5) 333 (72.5) 459 139.7 (1) 0.000*** 
1,306 (57.7) 959 (42.3) 2,265 
Roofing material of a house Grass/thatch/mud Permanent material 73 (22.7) 248 (77.3) 321 129.8 (1) 0.000*** 
1,359 (56.6) 1,044 (43.4) 2,403 
Years in the village 0–5 years 373 (55.2) 303 (44.8) 676 2.5 (1) 0.117 
6+ years 1,059 (51.7) 989 (48.3) 2,048 
Education level of head of household No education 165 (33.5) 327 (66.5) 492 182.3 (2) 0.000*** 
Primary education 879 (51.1) 840 (48.7) 1,719 
Secondary and above 388 (75.6) 125 (24.4) 513 
Heard about the National Sanitation Campaign through community events No 655 (48.2) 703 (51.8) 1,358 20.4 (1) 0.000*** 
Yes 777 (56.9) 589 (43.1) 1,366 
Geographical location (zone) Western 78 (35.9) 139 (64.1) 217 102.9 (7) 0.000*** 
Northern 254 (63.8) 144 (36.2) 398 
Central 119 (41.2) 170 (58.8) 289 
Southern Highlands 199 (70.3) 84 (29.7) 283 
Southern 78 (54.9) 64 (45.1) 142 
South West Highlands 141 (46.7) 161 (53.3) 302 
Lake 375 (49.8) 378 (50.2) 753 
Eastern 188 (55.3) 152 (44.7) 340 
VariableResponse categoryCategory of latrine
Combined (n = 2,724) value (DF)P-value
Improved; n (%) 1,432 (52.6)Unimproved; n (%) 1,292 (47.4)
Ownership of a house Do not own the house 192 (59.6) 130 (40.4) 322 7.3 (1) 0.007*** 
Owns the house 1,240 (51.6) 1,162 (48.4) 2,402 
Floor material of a house Earth/sand/mud Permanent material 313 (28.2) 795 (71.8) 1,108 443.1 (1) 0.000*** 
1,119 (69.2) 497 (30.8) 1,616 
Wall material of a house Grass/poles/mud Permanent material 126 (27.5) 333 (72.5) 459 139.7 (1) 0.000*** 
1,306 (57.7) 959 (42.3) 2,265 
Roofing material of a house Grass/thatch/mud Permanent material 73 (22.7) 248 (77.3) 321 129.8 (1) 0.000*** 
1,359 (56.6) 1,044 (43.4) 2,403 
Years in the village 0–5 years 373 (55.2) 303 (44.8) 676 2.5 (1) 0.117 
6+ years 1,059 (51.7) 989 (48.3) 2,048 
Education level of head of household No education 165 (33.5) 327 (66.5) 492 182.3 (2) 0.000*** 
Primary education 879 (51.1) 840 (48.7) 1,719 
Secondary and above 388 (75.6) 125 (24.4) 513 
Heard about the National Sanitation Campaign through community events No 655 (48.2) 703 (51.8) 1,358 20.4 (1) 0.000*** 
Yes 777 (56.9) 589 (43.1) 1,366 
Geographical location (zone) Western 78 (35.9) 139 (64.1) 217 102.9 (7) 0.000*** 
Northern 254 (63.8) 144 (36.2) 398 
Central 119 (41.2) 170 (58.8) 289 
Southern Highlands 199 (70.3) 84 (29.7) 283 
Southern 78 (54.9) 64 (45.1) 142 
South West Highlands 141 (46.7) 161 (53.3) 302 
Lake 375 (49.8) 378 (50.2) 753 
Eastern 188 (55.3) 152 (44.7) 340 

***Significant at <0.01.

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