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Table 3 Water, sanitation and hygiene practices by sex

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

Variable Males (%) Females (%) OR 95% CI
Drinking water stored in covered container     
   Yes 71(83.5) 221(76.2) 1.583 0.840 - 2.984
   No 14(16.5) 69(23.8) 1.0  
Drinking water treated     
   Yes 73(85.9) 247(85.2) 1.059 0.531 - 2.114
   No 12(14.1) 43(14.80 1.0  
Household members use latrine     
   Yes 82(96.5) 298(95.5) 1.28 0.35 - 7.13
   No 3(3.5) 14(4.5) 1.0  
Wash hands with Water and Soap after Visiting a latrine     
   Yes 76(25.7) 8(8.8) 3.584 1.658 - 7.748*
   No 220(74.3) 83(91.2) 1.0  
Where children Defecated     
   In the pit latrine 40(50.6) 185(64.2) 0.571 0.345 - 0.944*
   Other areas 39(49.6) 103(35.8) 1.0  
Wash hands with soap and water after handling child's feaces     
   Yes 68(91.9) 219(78.2) 3.157 1.307 - 7.623*
   No 6(8.1) 61(21.8) 1.0  
  1. *= Statistically significant findings