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Table 2 Background Characteristics of Busia County

From: Effect of eliminating open defecation on diarrhoeal morbidity: an ecological study of Nyando and Nambale sub-counties, Kenya

Name of Sub-County Population Population density (persons/km2) Proportion with access to improved sanitation (%) Proportion with access to improved water sources (%) % with primary education
Nambale 94,637 398 50.7 72.6 63.3
Teso South 137,924 460 78.6 50.6 60.9
Butula 121,870 493 52.4 72.8 62.9
Matayos 111,345 568 68.7 71.6 60.8
Teso North 117,947 452 57.3 46 61.9
Bunyala 66,723 354 29.4 55.7 60.5
Samia 93,500 353 77.2 61.8 62.2
Busia County 743,946 437 61 % 61 % 62 %
  1. Source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 2013