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Table 3 Environmental characteristics of school adolescent girls in Gondar City Administration, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: One in three adolescent schoolgirls in urban northwest Ethiopia is stunted

Variables Frequency Percent
Availability of home gardening
 Yes 131 16.5
 No 664 83.5
Purpose of home gardening
 For home 13 9.9
 For sale 69 52.7
 For sale and home 49 37.4
Source of drinking water
 Improved 783 98.5
 Unimproved 12 1.5
Wate water treatment
 yes 595 74.8
 No 200 25.2
Distance of water source
 < =30 min 785 98.5
 > 30 12 1.5
Availability of home latrine
 yes 629 79.1
 No 166 20.9
Availability of waste disposal/garbage
 Yes 735 92.5
 No 60 7.5
Hand washing after toilet
 Yes 784 98.4
 No 11 1.4
Use of detergent/soap
 Yes 702 88.3
 No 93 11.2