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Table 1 Household water sanitation and handwashing practices and mean z-score for underweight, stunting and wasting among under-five children (n = 2352)

From: Water, sanitation and hygiene practices associated with improved height-for-age, weight-for-height and weight-for-age z-scores among under-five children in Nepal

VariablesNumber (%)
Proportion of household with improved toilet, water purification practices and availability of soap and water
 Household with improved sanitation1781(75.7%)
 Cluster sanitation coverage percentage [SD]75.3 [32]
 Household with practice of water purification430 (18.3%)
 Household with soap and water available882 (37.5%)
Nutritional Outcome IndicatorsMean [SD]
 z-score for height-for-age−1.52 [1.3]
 z-score for weight-for-height− 0.65 [1.1]
 z-score for weight-for-age−1.33 [1.1]