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Table 5 Waste management practices of rural households in Dembiya, northwest Ethiopia, May 2017

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

Variables Frequency Number
Households sanitation performance
 Adequate 97 43.1
 Not adequate 128 56.9
All members of the household use latrine
 Yes 72 32.0
 No 153 68.0
The living compound is free from human excreta
 Yes 101 44.9
 No 124 55.1
Management of solid waste
 Open dump 201 89.3
 Sanitary disposal (burning and burying) 24 10.7
Liquid waste management
 Discard into soak pit or absorption pit 9 4.0
 Discharge to open field 216 96.0
Do you clean the compound regularly
 Yes 13 5.8
 No 212 94.2