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Table 2 Structural properties of pit latrine and extent of sharing

From: Pit latrine fill-up rates: variation determinants and public health implications in informal settlements, Nakuru-Kenya

Variable Description % of respondents
Latrine design (compartments) 1 25
(Observation) 2 31
3 30
4 10
5 1
6 2
7 1
Duration of use (years) < 5 5
(self-reported) 6–10 23
11–15 25
16–20 18
21–25 12
> 26 17
Sharing by individuals < 5 6
(self-reported) 6–15 13
16–25 17
26–35 19
35–45 21
> 46 24
Sharing with families < 5 31
(self-reported) 6–15 47
16–25 18
26–35 1
36–45 2
> 46 1
Type of Slabs Timber 15
(Observation) Cemented 78
Earth 7
  1. a.The total number of pit latrines-100
  2. b.Data presented as averages for observations across all the study units