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Table 2 Hygiene and safety, regulatory related characteristics among food and drinking establishments in Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: The prevalence of intestinal parasite infection and associated factors among food handlers in eating and drinking establishments in Chagni Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Diagnosed for at least one of the intestinal parasites
Yes
Frequency (%)
No
Frequency (%)
Type of establishment
 Hotels 11 (15.71) 59 (84.29)
 Restaurants 11 (12.94) 74 (87.06)
 Cafeterias 34 (16.11) 177 (83.89)
 Butcher shops 3 (8.82) 31 (91.18)
Uniform/gown usage
 Yes 33 (12.94) 222 (87.06)
 No 26 (17.93) 119 (82.07)
Regular hand washing before handling and preparing food
 Yes 36 (15.93) 190 (84.07)
 No 23 (13.22) 151 (86.78)
Regular hand washing before meal
 Yes 46 (13.07) 306 (86.93)
 No 13 (27.08) 35 (72.92)
Regular hand washing after touching any body parts
 Yes 3 (6.25) 45 (93.75)
 No 56 (15.91) 296 (84.09)
Regular hand washing after touching and handling any dirty material
 Yes 21 (11.41) 163 (88.59)
 No 38 (17.59) 178 (82.41)
Regular hand washing after visiting toilet
 Yes 47 (13.06) 313 (86.94)
 No 12 (30.00) 28 (70.00)
Frequency of having shower per week
 More than 2 times per week 56 (14.62) 327 (85.38)
 Once per week 3 (17.65) 14 (82.35)
Having trimmed fingernails
 Yes 34 (12.10) 247 (87.90)
 No 25 (21.01) 94 (78.99)
Frequency of having medical checkup for IP
 Every 3 months 4 (5.48) 69 (94.52)
 Every 6 months 12 (13.64) 76 (86.36)
 Every 9 months and above 43 (18.00) 196 (82.02)
Availability of hand washing facility
 Yes 40 (13.16) 264 (86.84)
 No 19 (19.79) 77 (80.21)
Liquid waste management options
 Closed type collection ditch 13 (15.66) 70 (84.34)
 Open trench/pit 32 (13.91) 198 (86.06)
 Open draining 14 (16.10) 73 (83.91)
Access and type of toilet facility
 Flush type 22 (14.10) 134 (85.90)
 Dry type 34 (16.04) 178 (83.96)
 No latrine 3 (9.40) 29 (90.63)
Regulatory inspections
 Every 3 months 24 (14.63) 140 (85.37)
 Every 6 months 14 (13.73) 88 (86.27)
 Every 9 months 2 (12.5) 14 (87.50)
 Annually 19 (16.10) 99 (83.90)
Food hygiene and safety trainings
 Every 3 months 10 (10.64) 84 (89.36)
 Every 6 months 21 (15.91) 111 (84.09)
 Every 9 months 2 (9.5) 19 (90.48)
 Annually 26 (16.99) 127 (83.01)