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Table 3 Face washing habit and Facial cleanliness characteristics of children’s in Metema District, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 752)

From: Low prevalence of active trachoma and associated factors among children aged 1–9 years in rural communities of Metema District, Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency(N) Percent (%)
Frequency of washing
 One per day 596 79.3
 Twice per day 156 20.7
Use of soap
 No 124 16.5
 Yes 628 83.5
Eye discharge
 No 711 94.5
 Yes 41 5.5
Nasal discharge
 No 685 91.1
 Yes 67 8.9
Fly on child face
 No 643 85.5
 Yes 109 14.5
Number of fly
 0 643 85.5
 1–4 109 14.5
Facial cleanness
 Clean 628 83.5
 Unclean 124 16.5