WASHING WATER — Do you use the water to wash your hands?
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Data Table — Do you use the water to wash your hands?2
|No, do not use it to wash hands||64||1%|
|Yes, use it to wash hands||6,393||99%|
|Yes wash, before the toilet||1,045||15%|
|Yes wash, after the toilet||4,749||74%|
|Yes wash, before eating||5,521||87%|
|Yes wash, before beginning work||617||8%|
|Yes wash, before leaving work||2,396||34%|
|Yes wash, other||181||3%|
1 Question was last asked in 2008.
2 Question was asked in 1999 and 2000 only. A dash (“-“) indicates that the question was not asked during the corresponding time period.
3 Question was asked in 1999 through 2001; the 01-02 column contains data for 2001 only.
a Estimates with relative standard errors (RSEs) greater than 30 percent but no more than 50 percent are published but should be used with caution.
b Estimates based on fewer than four responses or with RSEs greater than 50 percent are considered statistically unreliable and are suppressed.