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Table 5 Correlation between locality and/or house type and the perception in household SWM

From: Household solid waste management practices and perceptions among residents in the East Coast of Malaysia

Variables   Appropriate disposal site provided Pearson Chi-square
Yes (N = 170) No (N = 168) (p-value)
Locality Kg. Chempaka 30 0 8.074 (0.152)
Taman Desa Kujid 30 0  
Taman Sri Iman 30 0  
Kg Belukar 115 10  
Kg Panji 57 4  
Kg Tapang 32 1  
Taman Bendahara 29 0  
Type of house Bungalow 96 7 8.486 (0.131)
Semi detached 37 0  
Terrace 49 1  
Village 47 5  
Other 94 2  
Locality Kg. Chempaka Improper waste management contribute to disease occurrence 18.887 (0.042)*
Yes No Not sure
29 1 0
  Taman Desa Kujid 29 1 0  
  Taman Sri Iman 29 1 0  
  Kg Belukar 119 2 4  
  Kg Panji 60 0 1  
  Kg Tapang 29 4 0  
  Taman Bendahara 29 0 0  
  1. *p<0.05