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Table 3 Latrine use pattern of 319 schoolchildren in two rural communes of Northern Vietnam

From: Sanitation behavior among schoolchildren in a multi-ethnic area of Northern rural Vietnam

Variable Total of respondent Where did you urinate yesterday?* Where did you defecate yesterday?*
   Open urination School latrine Home latrine Total of responses Open defecation School latrine Home latrine Total of responses
Aggregated 319 55% 18% 45% 378 53% 3% 44% 318
Gender
   Male 165 55% 22% 48% 207 53% 3% 44% 165
   Female 154 54% 14% 43% 171 54% 2% 44% 153
Ethnic groups
   Kinh-Tày 170 44% 19% 54% 199 45% 3% 52% 171
   Xa phó 33 52% 18% 48% 39 45% 0 45% 30
   Day 116 72% 17% 32% 140 67% 3% 31% 117
Grade
   Grade 1 62 63% 5% 27% 59 60% 2% 31% 57
   Grade 4 114 52% 12% 45% 124 54% 4% 42% 113
   Grade 7 143 53% 29% 54% 195 50% 2% 51% 148
School type
   Secondary 143 53% 29% 54% 195 50% 2% 51% 148
   Primary 176 56% 10% 39% 183 56% 3% 38% 170
School area** 52 46% 10% 46% 53 48% 2% 44% 49
   lowland branch 32 44% 9% 41% 30 53% 3% 41% 31
   highland branch 20 50% 10% 55% 23 40% 0 50% 18
  1. * The% of respondents who had multiple responses
  2. **We calculated for only branch to see the difference between lowland and highland