Social Disparities And Accessibility Of Sanitation Marketing Factors Among Rural Community Of Myinmu Township: A Cross Sectional Analytical Study
Volume 4 - Issue 6, June 2020 Edition
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Than Kyaw Soe, Kay Khine Nyein
accessibility, rural community, sanitation marketing, social disparities
Introduction: Still 68% of the worldâ€™s population about 5.0 billion people still used basic sanitation service. About 2.3 billion People do not have basic sanitation facilities. Accessibility of sanitation market is important to be sustainable development of sanitation and hygiene behavior in the long run. Objective: To identify the prevalence of sanitation marketing factors among rural community in Myinmu Township and to determine the social disparities influencing on the accessibility of sanitation marketing factors among rural community in Myinmu Township. Methodology: This cross-sectional analytical study was conducted in 6 villages of Myinmu Township, Sagaing region, Myanmar. The 402 sample participants were selected by using multistage random sampling. Result: In 402 total participants, 366 household leaders (91.04%) were accessible to excellent sanitation marketing index. Multivariate analysis after controlling the confounding factors with backward elimination found that presence of university and higher education student, sanitation attitude, mechanism of sustained ODF, water collecting trips, having own toilet , number of people using on one toilet, access to desludging services, clinical treatment receiving times, and cost for current latrines were associated with the accessibility of sanitation and marketing factors among rural community who lived in Myinmu Township, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. Conclusions: This study encourages the ways to improve the accessibility of sanitation marketing factors in Myanmar by identifying the associated social disparity factors.
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