Table 3

Household-level and media-related characteristics of participants in Dessie and Kombolcha city administrations, North-East Ethiopia, 2020

HH and media characteristicsFrequencyPercentageMedian (±IQR)
Family size4.42 (±1.8)
 1–325130.3
 4–647657.5
 >610112.2
Monthly income at the household level (in Ethiopian Birr)3000 (±2500)
Type of water sources
 Piped water in the dwelling13616.4
 Piped water in the yard58570.7
 Communal ‘Bono’789.4
 Spring (any type: protected or unprotected)293.5
Amount of water in litres/capita/day13.15(12.00)
 No access (<20 L/C/D)58470.5
 Basic access (≥20 L/C/D)24429.5
Time to take water in minutes2.00 (±2.00)
 ≤30 min (1 km round trip)78995.3
 >30 min (>1 km round trip)394.7
Functional TV in the household
 No10813
 Yes72087
Functional radio in the household
 No34741.9
 Yes48158.1
Functional cellphone in the household
 No475.7
 Yes78194.3
  • HH, household.