Table 1

Characteristics of wells studied
Characteristic Category Study site Total N (%)
Bepanda N (%) New Bell N (%)
Aperture of well covered Yes 38 (25.3%) 30 (20%) 68 (45.3%)
No 37 (24.7%) 45 (30%) 82 (54.7%)
Well elevation above ground (m) 0.00 3 (2.0%) 6 (4.0%) 9 (6.0%)
0.1-0.59 30 (20.0%) 39 (26.0%) 69 (46.0%)
≥0.60 42 (28.0%) 30 (20.0%) 72 (48.0%)
Distance between well and sanitary structure (m) 0.0-10.00 57 (38%) 51 (34%) 108 (72%)
10.1-15.00 17 (11.3%) 19 (12.7%) 36(24%)
≥15.00 1 (0.7%) 5(3.3%) 6(4%)
General state of well Old 44 (29.3% 41 (27.3%) 85 (56.6%)
Fairly old 26 (17.35%) 29 (19.3%) 55 (36.7%)
New 5(3.3%) 5(30.3%) 10 (6.6%)
Presence of molded casing Yes 61(81.3%) 58(77.3) 119(79.3%)
No 14 (18.7%) 17(22.7%) 31(20.7%)

N number of wells in Category, % percentage.

Akoachere et al.

Akoachere et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:692   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-692

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