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Table 3 Quality and access to drinking water in rural Dembiya, northwest Ethiopia, May 2017

From: Childhood intestinal parasitic infection and sanitation predictors in rural Dembiya, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Drinking water quality
 Good 67 29.8
 Not good 158 70.2
Risk level of drinking water quality
 Conformity 67 29.8
 Low risk 12 5.3
 Intermediate risk 39 17.3
 High risk 107 47.6
Drinking water sources
 Protected 166 73.8
 Unprotected 59 26.2
More than one water source
 Yes 190 84.4
 No 35 15.6
The water source discharges water at any time
 Yes 205 91.1
 No 20 8.9
Service level of water supply
 Basic access 111 49.3
 No access 114 50.7
Cleanliness of drinking water storage containers
 Clean 26 11.6
 Not clean 199 88.4
Water storage containers were properly covered at the time of the survey
 Yes 78 34.7
 No 147 65.3
Treat water at household level
 Yes 17 7.6
 No 208 92.4