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Table 6 Frequency with which 239 households in the City of Hamilton tested their private water supplies

From: Public perceptions of drinking water: a postal survey of residents with private water supplies

Frequency of testing # Households Percent
Never 51 21.3
Less than once every 10 years 26 10.9
Once every 5–9 years 22 9.2
Once every 3–4 years 27 11.3
Once every 2 years 19 7.9
Once every year 54 22.6
Once every 6 months 21 8.8
Once every 3 months 9 3.8
More than 4 times a year 10 4.2
Total 239 100.0