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Table 5 Practices and reasons for spitting into toilets, n (%) (N = 300)

From: A mixed-methods study on toilet hygiene practices among Chinese in Hong Kong

Do you think thatStrongly disagreeDisagreeAgreeStrongly Agree
Most men would spit in the urinal before urinating38 (13.2)136 (47.2)105 (36.5)9 (3.1)
The environment/smell of public toilet makes users want to spit62 (20.8)133 (44.6)88 (29.5)15 (5.0)
Spitting before urinating helps to release pressure95 (32.1)183 (61.8)16 (5.4)2 (0.7)
Spitting in the urinals because there is no other preferable place to spit58 (19.7)105 (35.6)119 (40.3)13 (4.4)
It is most convenient to spitting in urinals in public toilets51 (17.3)118 (40.0)113 (38.3)13 (4.4)
It is most hygienic to spitting in urinals in public toilets81 (27.4)138 (46.6)68 (23.0)9 (3.0)
  1. Note: row cells do not add up to the total sample size due to missing values