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Table 1 The frequency of knowledge and awareness of school children in Mereb-Leke District, Northern Ethiopia March 2013

From: Assessment of factors influencing hygiene behaviour among school children in Mereb-Leke District, Northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (n = 528) Percentage (%)
Knowledge on water handling   
Know 343 65
Don’t know 185 35
Knowledge on latrine utilization   
Know 47 8.9
Don’t know 487 91.1
Knowledge on hand washing   
Know 149 28.2
Don’t know 379 71.8
Awareness of water handling   
Aware 278 52.7
Not aware 250 47.3
Awareness of latrine utilization   
Aware 103 19.5
Not aware 425 80.5
Awareness of hand washing   
Aware 311 58.9
Not aware 217 41.1