Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Estimating Access to Drinking Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Facilities in Wolaita Sodo Town, Southern Ethiopia, in Reference to National Coverage

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of households of Wolaita Sodo town, 2013.

Variables Responses NumberPercent

Sex of the respondentsMale16628.2
Female42271.8

Age of respondent (in years)?<15 years40.7
16–30 years27947.4
>31 years30551.9

Marital status of head of the householdSingle284.8
Married47781.1
Divorced233.9
Widowed6010.2

Educational status of head of the householdUnable to read & write14424.5
Grades 1–616327.7
Grades 10–1214224.1
Higher education13923.6

Occupation of head of the householdBusiness related20835.4
Government employee16327.7
Daily laborer9716.5
Unemployed345.8
Other8614.6

Number of family members in the household<5 families17730.1
5 families17529.8
>5 families23640.1