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Table 2 Characteristics of food, personal and environmental hygiene of participants at Woreta Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 310)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with intestinal parasites among under-five children attending Woreta Health Center, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Are dinning utensils Clean
 Yes 282 91.0
 No 28 9.0
Do you wash your hand after toilet before touching your child
 Always 144 46.5
 Sometimes 166 53.5
Does your child eat unwashed fruits and vegetables
 Always 22 7.1
 Sometimes 90 29.0
 Never 154 63.9
Your child meal
 Always fresh 98 31.6
 Sometimes fresh 183 59.0
 Rarely fresh 29 9.4
Do you trim your child’s nails when grown
 Always 100 32.3
 Sometimes 210 67.7
Does your child take other food before the age of six month
 No 286 92.3
 Yes 24 7.7
Your child playing ground
 Not clean 110 35.5
 Clean 200 64.5
What is your source of drinking water
 Tap water 178 57.4
 Stream water 132 42.6
Type of your toilet
 Open defecation 138 44.5
 Public 74 23.9
 Private 98 31.6
Knowledge of mode of transmission
 Contaminated food 124 40
 Contaminated water 131 42.3
 Both 55 17.7