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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of study participants in Becho district, Oromiya region of Ethiopia, May 2015 (n = 1047)

From: The role of psychological factors in predicting latrine ownership and consistent latrine use in rural Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number (%) who didn’t own latrine Number (%) who own latrine
Sex
 Male 166 (58.7) 484 (63.4)
 Female 117 (41.3) 280 (36.6)
Marital status
 Married 240 (84.8) 683 (89.4)
 Single/Divorced/widowed/separated 43 (15.2) 81(10.6)
Education Status
 No education/informal education 193 (68.2) 416 (54.4)
 Primary education 77 (27.2) 284 (37.2)
 Secondary education and above 13(4.6) 64 (8.4)
Occupation
 Farmer 276 (97.5) 733 (95.9)
 Others 7 (2.5) 31 (4.1)
Age
  < 31 59 (20.8) 112 (14.7)
 31–50 147 (51.9) 420 (55)
 50+ 77(27.2) 232 (30.4)
Family size
 1–6 205 (72.4) 455 (59.6)
 7–10 74 (26.1) 271 (35.5)
 10+ 4 (1.4) 38 (5.0)