Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Drinking water supply status of households of Wolaita Sodo town, 2013.

Respondents responseResponsesPercent of cases
NumberPercent

Drinking water source Improved39967.90%67.90%
Unimproved18932.10%32.10%

The main source of drinking water Private protected well8512.30%14.50%
Private unprotected well192.70%3.20%
Tap water within yard26338.00%44.70%
Tap water in community23533.90%40.00%
River water588.40%9.90%
Others334.80%5.60%

Total693100%117.90%

Drinking water storage materials Plastic material46548.70%79.10%
Bucket18018.90%30.60%
Barrel27428.70%46.60%
Clay pot333.50%5.60%
Others20.20%0.30%

Total954100.00%162.20%

Type of cleansing materials for clean water containers? Water only8713.70%14.80%
Water with soup49578.10%84.50%
Water with ash and leaves528.20%8.90%

Total634100.00%108.20%

Have you ever heard about water treatment methods? Yes52990%90%
No5910%10%

If you have ever used household water treatment methods, which methods do you use? Storage (sedimentation)9016.50%23.80%
Filtration (cloth)234.20%6.10%
Sand filtration40.70%1.10%
Disinfection (chemical)33361.00%88.10%
Boiling9116.70%24.10%
Others50.90%1.30%

Total546100.00%144.40%

How reliable are the water sources? Perennial14826%26%
Intermittent42774%74%

Do all the water storage containers have covers? Yes58499%99%
No40.7%0.7%

responses type of questions.