Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Contamination Potentials of Household Water Handling and Storage Practices in Kirundo Subcounty, Kisoro District, Uganda

Table 2

Water and sanitation practices at the household level.

VariableFrequencyPercent

Water storage container
Closed jerrican5418.0
Open jerrican11939.7
Jar5016.7
Closed bottle7725.6

Treatment
Yes26688.7
No3411.3

Method of water treatment
Boiling24893.2
Solar disinfection (SODIS)166.0
Water guard20.8

Days of water storage
One day103.3
Two days15050
Three days13143.7
Four days93

Washing hands
Yes9632
No20468