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Table 3 Sample characteristics (n = 826)

From: Participatory science and innovation for improved sanitation and hygiene: process and outcome evaluation of project SHINE, a school-based intervention in Rural Tanzania

  Mean (SD) or number (%)
(n = 826)a
Age 15.65 (1.59)
Sex (male) 460 (56.0)
Ethnicity
- Maasai 452 (55.9)
- Chagga 85 (10.5)
- Meru 71 (8.8)
- Other 200 (24.7)
Type of toilet at home
- Pit latrineb 596 (73.0)
- No latrinec 120 (14.7)
- Bucket latrine 74 (9.1)
- Other 26 (3.2)
Place for hand washing at home (% yes, N) 603 (73.4)
Access to soap/mud/ash (% yes, N) 582 (71.0)
  1. aSome variation in denominator due to missing data (no more than 2%)
  2. b: type of toilet that collects human feces in a hole in the ground, usually without water
  3. c: a bucket is used to collect solid and liquid waste and disposed of elsewhere later (usually an open area, or is buried or used for fertilizer)