International Journal of Microbiology / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Bacteriological Contamination of Drinking Water Supply from Protected Water Sources to Point of Use and Water Handling Practices among Beneficiary Households of Boloso Sore Woreda, Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia

Table 2

Water sources and handling practice in Boloso Sore woreda, Wolaita zone, Ethiopia, January 2019 (n = 545).

 Variables with response categoriesFrequencyPercentage

Water sourceShallow well16329.9
Protected hand-dug well12322.6
Springs25947.5
Distance of water source<30 min44782
31–60 min9818
Water collection containerClay pot50.9
Jerry can54099.1
Duration of washing the containerDaily53297.6
Every other day101.8
Once a week30.6
Cover of collection containerYes46284.8
No8315.2
Collection per dayOnce12422.8
Twice35064.2
Three times7113

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