Table 3: Association between age, gender, and stream contact behavior.

Stream contact behaviourAge group (years)
% (n)
Gender
% (n)

Stream usage<55 - 1516 - 39≥ 40FemaleMale

 Yes93.0(80)99.6(474)97.0(262)95.3(161)98.1(558)97.0(419)

 No7.0(6)0.4(2)3.0(8)4.7(8)1.9 (11)3.0(13)

χ2; P value19.970; <0.0011.215; 0.301

Activity at stream

 Bathing21.3(17)15.6(74)7.3(19)9.9(16)10.4(58)16.2(68)

 House chores37.5(30)27.6(131)45.4(119)50.9(82)42.8(239)29.4(123)

 Both41.3(33)56.8(269)47.3(124)39.1(63)46.8(261)54.4(228)

χ2; P value48.984; <0.00120.838; <0.001

Frequency to stream per day

 Hardly22.5 (18)1.7(8)3.1(8)23.0(37)8.1(45)6.2(26)

 Once47.5(38)20.7(98)37.0(97)43.5(70)30.6(171)31.5(132)

 Twice17.5(14)31.9(151)29.0(76)19.3(31)27.6(154)28.2(118)

 thrice3.8(3)26.6(126)17.9(47)9.9(16)18.6(104)21.0(88)

 More than thrice8.8(7)19.2(91)13.0(34)4.3(7)15.1(84)13.1(55)

χ2; P value202.884; <0.0012.528; 0.640

χ2 = Pearson Chi-square test.