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Table 5 The proportion of the population that are classified as consistent latrine users, by background characteristics

From: Latent variable modeling to develop a robust proxy for sensitive behaviors: application to latrine use behavior and its association with sanitation access in a middle-income country

Demographic Variable Proportion in Consistent Latrine Use Class (SE) N
Age
 Age 13–17 0.80 (0.05) 58
 Age 18–21 0.64 (0.08) 48
 Age 22–26 0.80 (0.06) 49
 Age 27–36 0.80 (0.06) 46
 Age 37–83 0.81 (0.06) 50
Sex
 Females 0.75 (0.04) 162
 Males 0.81 (0.04) 89
Ethnicity
 Afro-Ecuadorian 0.76 (0.04) 157
 Mestizo and Other 0.78 (0.07) 33
 Chachi 0.79 (0.06) 61
Educational Attainment
 Less than primary school 0.71 (0.06) 63
 Completed primary school 0.75 (0.06) 51
 Less than secondary school 0.80 (0.07) 90
 Completed secondary school 0.81 (0.10) 43
Payment Type Received for Employment
 Solely cash 0.81 (0.04) 118
 Cash and kind/ solely kind 0.88 (0.10) 16
 Not paid 0.76 (0.07) 41
 Not employed in the previous 12 months 0.70 (0.05) 76
Living in Household with Cement Walls
 Yes 0.74 (0.04) 115
 No 0.78 (0.05) 128
Living in an Asset-Deprived Household
 Yes 0.74 (0.04) 152
 No 0.80 (0.06) 98
  1. Standard error (SE) and the total sample size for each demographic group are also presented