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Table 2 The sanitation and personal hygiene condition of studied children aged 6–59 months, Boricha District, Southern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 622)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasites among children of age 6 to 59 months in, Boricha district, South Ethiopia, in 2018

VariableCategoriesNo (%)
The main source of drinking waterProtected485 (78%)
Unprotected137 (22%)
Availability of toilet facilityyes449 (72.2%)
No173 (27.8%)
Types of latrinePit latrine without slab420 (67.5%)
Pit latrine with slab29 (4.7%)
Number of rooms used to sleepOne408 (65.8%)
Two214 (34.2%)
Hand washing practiceYes394 (63.3%)
no228 (36.7%)
Shoes wearing habitYes371 (`59.6%)
No251 (40.4%)
Practice of eating raw vegetableYes184 (29.6%)
No438 (70.4%)