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Table 1 Summary of data collected in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and analysis variables

From: Longitudinal borehole functionality in 15 rural Ghanaian towns from three groundwater quality clusters

Data collected 2014 2015 2016
Borehole GPS coordinates
Hand-dug well GPS coordinates  
Surface water access point GPS coordinates  
Household GPS coordinates   
Borehole functionality
Borehole water quality    
Borehole payment method  
Analysis variable Type Definition  
Functionality status Binary 1 = functional; 0 = not functional  
Groundwater quality cluster Categorical control = no identified water quality problems; high salinity = elevated total dissolved solids concentration; high iron = elevated iron concentration  
Payment mechanism Binary 1 = proactive; 0 = reactive or none  
Population served within 300 m Binary 1 = 600 + people; 0 = ≤ 600 people  
Another water source within 300 m Binary 1 = present; 0 = absent