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Table 2 Practices regarding handling of children's feces

From: Land slide disaster in eastern Uganda: rapid assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene situation in Bulucheke camp, Bududa district

Variable Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Defecation facilities for children   
   On the ground in the tent 77 19.8
   On the ground outside the tent 178 45.8
   In the latrine 184 47.3
Disposal of children's feaces   
   In the latrine 353 94.5
   Left on the ground 6 1.6
   Thrown outside 3 0.8
   Buried in the ground 8 2.1
Children's anal cleansing after defecation
   Yes 354 91.0
   No 35 9.0
Materials used for children's anal cleansing
   Leaves 198 55.9
   Ordinary paper 99 28.0
   Water 107 30.2
   Others (toilet paper, sliding and rags) 70 19.8