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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents, Bahir Dar Zuria district, May 2012 (n = 608)

From: A cross sectional study: latrine coverage and associated factors among rural communities in the District of Bahir Dar Zuria, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Family size   
  ≥5 479 78.8
  <5 129 21.2
Marital status   
  Married 539 88.7
  Divorced 38 6.2
  Widowed 31 5.1
Head of household   
  Father 539 88.7
  Mother 69 11.3
Fathersoccupational status   
  Farmer 593 97.6
  Daily Labor 15 2.4
Children in HHs   
  Not Attending formal education 254 41.8
  Attending formal education 354 58.2
Income   
  <5000 Et. Birr per year 167 27.5
  ≥5000 Et. Birr per year 441 72.5