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Table 2 Distribution of environmental factors of mother/caregiver in Kamashi district, West Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 717)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of acute diarrhea among under-five children in Kamashi district, western Ethiopia: community-based study

VariablesCategoryFrequency (%)
Latrine availability (n = 717)Yes679 (94.7)
No38 (5.3)
Type of latrine (n = 679)Improved143 (19.9)
Traditional536 (74.8)
Frequency of latrine utilization (n = 679)Always649 (95.6)
Sometimes30 (4.4)
Cleanness of latrine (n = 679)Yes607 (89.4)
No72 (10.6)
Availability of handwashing facility in the latrine (n = 679)Yes497 (73.2)
No182 (26.8)
Availability of solid waste disposal (n = 717)Yes377 (52.6)
No340 (47.4)
Availability of liquid waste disposal (n = 717)Yes70 (9.8)
No647 (90.2)
Source of water for drinking purpose (n = 717)Surface water (river)9 (1.25)
Public (standpipe)699 (97.5)
protected dug well (spring)9 (1.25)