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Table 1 Socio-economic conditions of the households in the study area, February-April, 2017

From: Effect of community led total sanitation and hygiene (CLTSH) implementation program on latrine utilization among adult villagers of North Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables CLTSH implemented
Yes (%) No (%)
Sex
 Male 249 (64.2) 259 (66.8)
 Female 139 (35.8) 129 (33.2)
Age
 26–40 178 (45.8) 191 (49.3)
 > 40 210 (54.1) 197 (50.8)
Marital status
 Married 349 (89.9) 384 (99)
 Single 13 (3.4) 3 (0.8)
 Widowed 11 (2.8) 0 (0)
 Divorced 15 (3.9) 1 (0.3)
Educational level
 Illiterate 187 (48.2) 154 (39.7)
 Grade 1–4th 185 (47.7) 216 (55.7)
 Grade 5–12th 13 (3.4) 18 (4.6)
 Diploma and above 3 (0.8) 0
Family head
 Farmer 361 (93) 382 (98.5)
 Daily laborer 12 (3.1) 2 (0.5)
 Merchant 15 (3.9) 4 (1)
Presence of school children
 No 67 (17.3) 108 (28.1)
 Yes 320 (82.7) 276 (71.9)
Family size
 1–3 44 (11.3) 10 (2.6)
 4–6 246 (63.4) 250 (64.4)
 > 7 98 (25.3) 128 (33)