International Journal of Microbiology / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

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 3

Water handling related to storage and usage by households in Boloso Sore woreda, Wolaita zone, Ethiopia, January 2019.

 VariablesResponse categoryFrequencyPercentage

Type of water storagePot6912.7
Barrel50.9
Jerry can47186.4
Cleaning of storageEvery time before collection49891.4
Sometimes478.6
Type of cleaning materialsWater only13925.5
Soap11921.8
Ash6211.4
Plant leaves19435.6
Others315.7
Storage coverYes41375.8
No13224.2
Water drawingPouring49390.5
Dipping529.5
Hand washing before drawingYes36867.5
No17732.5
Placement of drinking cupOn the table28953
On the floor14226.1
Hung on the wall11420.9
Separate cup for drinkingYes37368.4
No17231.6
Cleanness of storageClean34062.4
Not20537.6
Household water handling practicePoor/unsafe15728.8
Good/safe38871.2

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