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Table 1 Distribution of participating households by latrine life-cycle stage

From: Advantages and limitations for users of double pit pour-flush latrines: a qualitative study in rural Bangladesh

Stage Approximate duration of use (months) No. of households Description of life-cycle stage
1 3–6 9 Install latrine and use first pit
2 7–12 6 Switch to second pit and use second pit
3 13–18+ 3 Recycle decomposed excreta and switch back to first pit (or any subsequent switch)