Table 1

Environmental conditions of the children’s housings in the study, Laranjeiras, Sergipe, Brazil, 2010-11
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS n = 173 %
Types of housings
Brick 126 73
Mud 7 4
Block 40 23
Piped water
Yes, inside the home 126 73
Yes, outside the home 24 14
Lacking 23 13
Origin of water
Public System 112 65
Well 53 30
River/lake 5 3
Other 3 2
Sewage
Piped 25 14
Cesspit/Cesspool 131 76
Lacking 17 10
Open ditch
Yes, near the homes 86 50
Yes, far from the homes 16 9
No 71 41

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