Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Latrine Availability and Associated Factors among Religious Institutions in Northern Ethiopia, 2018

Table 5

The main predictors of latrine availability among religious institutions of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 351).

CharacteristicsLatrine availability, n (%)OR (95%CI)
YesNoCrudeAdjusted

Possible ways encouraging you to build a latrine
Full subsidy and contribution from NGOs12 (8.16)135 (91.84)1.42 (0.58–3.45)NS
Community pressure and/or material and labor assistance10(11.24)79 (88.76)1

Currently any money saved towards having a latrine
Yes9 (56.25)7 (43.75)11
No57 (25.91)163 (74.09)0.27 (0.09–0.76)0.32 (0.250.42)

Institution discussed about building latrine
Yes34 (30.09)79 (69.91)1NS
No30 (24.39)93 (75.61)0.75 (0.421.33)

Seen, heard, or received any messages or materials on sanitation and hygiene
Yes105 (38.18)170 (61.82)11
No10 (13.16)66 (86.84)0.25 (0.120.49)0.43 (0.380.51)

Kinds of sanitation and hygiene messages you have seen, heard, or received
Build a latrine26 (28.89)64 (71.11)1.89 (0.903.97)NS
Use a latrine/stop open defecation27 (46.55)31 (53.45)0.88 (0.411.92)
Proper solid and liquid waste management8 (53.33)7 (46.67)0.67 (0.212.17)
Wash hands with soap24 (36.92)41 (63.08)1.31 (0.612.84)
Water and food hygiene20 (43.48)26 (56.52)1

Where did you see, hear, and receive these messages
Posters or leaflets and newspapers or magazines17 (30.91)38 (69.09)2.35 (1.01–5.50)2.95 (1.11–5.55)
At community meetings48 (38.40)77 (61.60)1.69 (0.82–3.48)1.95 (0.86–3.58)
When visiting a health facility14 (25.00)42 (75.00)3.16 (1.32–7.55)3.01 (1.31–6.55)
On television and/or radio20 (51.28)19 (48.72)11

From whom did you hear/receive these messages
Village chief23 (28.05)59 (71.95)2.99 (1.21–7.43)NS
Commune chief/council13 (44.83)16 (55.17)1.44 (0.49–4.16)
Government agency other than health department16 (45.71)19 (54.29)1.39 (0.50–3.84)
From health extension workers39 (37.86)64 (62.14)1.92 (0.80–4.56)
From coordinators of church14 (53.85)12 (46.15)1

Age of the institution1.00 (1.01)NS
Age of the respondent1.014 (0.991.03)NS
People permanently living here0.99 (0.991.00)NS

NS indicates nonsignificance.

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