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Table 5 Cross tabulations of toilet facilities and sources of water, stratified by urban and rural residence and education level

From: Risk factors for diarrhea hospitalization in Bangladesh, 2000–2008: a case-case study of cholera and shigellosis

  Rural    Urban   
Improved Unimproved    Improved Unimproved   
Toilet Toilet    Toilet Toilet   
Education Water source n %a n %a Total P b n %a n %a Total P b
  Tap 3 0.2 0 -    1,391 63.2 568 25.8   
All levels Tube well 43 2.9 119 7.9    81 3.7 141 6.4   
  Surface 76 5.0 1,266 84.0 1,507 <0.001 5 0.2 14 0.6 2,200 <0.001
  Tap 1 0.1 0 -    1,007 57.8 525 30.2   
None Tube well 12 1.1 71 6.5    66 3.8 126 7.2   
  Surface 49 4.5 962 87.9 1,095 <0.001 4 0.2 13 0.7 1,741 <0.001
  Tap 1 0.4 0 -    181 78.0 27 11.6   
1-5 years Tube well 13 4.9 31 11.6    11 4.7 11 4.7   
  Surface 15 5.6 208 77.6 268 <0.001 1 0.4 1 0.4 232 <0.001
  Tap 0 - 0 -    132 87.4 13 8.6   
6-9 years Tube well 13 10.8 13 10.8    3 2.0 3 2.0   
  Surface 10 8.3 84 70.0 120 <0.001 0 - 0 - 151 0.016
  Tap 1 4.2 0 -    71 93.4 3 3.9   
>9 years Tube well 5 20.8 4 16.7    1 1.3 1 1.3   
  Surface 2 8.3 12 50.0 24 0.037 0 - 0 - 76 0.103
  1. aPercentage of the total.
  2. b P-value from Fisher’s exact test.