Table 1

Percentage of houses failing to meet the infrastructure requirements for specific Healthy Living Practices (HLPs) included in the Failed Healthy Living Practice (FHLP) score for children at baseline and follow-up

BaselineFollow-upp Value*
(n=138 houses)(n=153 houses)
Wash clothes and bedding75.458.20.001
Prepare and store food81.966.00.002
Safe electrical44.220.9<0.001
Wash people87.765.4<0.001
Remove human waste/functioning toilet83.366.00.001
Remove waste water36.228.10.087
Remove rubbish82.677.80.189
Control dust (boundary fence)
  • * Fisher exact test p value for one-tailed test (improvement in HLPs between baseline and follow-up).