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Table 3 Distribution of household hygiene enabling facility in Mereb-Leke District, Tigray Region, Ethiopia March 2013

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

House hold enabling facility Frequency (n = 264) Percentage %
Main source of drinking water   
Protected 174 65.9
Not protected 90 34.1
Time spent for one trip   
< 30 minutes 193 73.1
>30 minute 71 26.9
Drinking water storage   
Narrow necked 142 53.8
Wide 122 46.2
Cover with lid   
Yes 197 74.6
No 67 25.4
Separate cub next to container   
Yes 124 47
No 140 53
Latrine availability   
Yes 155 58.7
No 109 41.3
Recommended Physical structure of latrine**   
Yes 81 52.3
No 74 47.7
Cleanliness of the floor   
Clean 72 46.5
Not clean 83 53.5
Cleanliness of latrine**   
Good 47 30.3
Not good 108 69.7
Obstacles in the path**   
Yes 36 23.2
No 119 76.8
Depth of faeces to slab**   
<50 cm 57 36.8
>50 cm 98 63.2
Availability of hand washing facility   
Yes 145 55.3
No 119 44.7
Location of hand washing facility Near to latrine**   
Yes 54 37.2
No 91 62.8
Presence of soap at the facility**   
Yes 81 55.9
No 64 44.1
Where the family member wash their hands   
In the facility 145 54.9
Elsewhere 119 45.1
  1. **Missing data excluded.