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Table 3 Availability of soap and water for hand washing in 10 rural healthcare facilities in Rwanda, 2012

From: Water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure and quality in rural healthcare facilities in Rwanda

Health center Number of sinks with taps with soap and water (% of total with water)b Number of tippy taps with soap and water (% of total with water)b Total number of hand wash locations with soap and water (% of total with water)a
A 1 (9) 0 (0) 1 (8)
B 5 (26) 0 (0) 5 (25)
C 3 (43) 0 (0) 3 (30)
D 3 (18) 0 (0) 3 (17)
E 5 (50) 5 (71) 10 (59)
F 5 (20) 2 (100) 7 (25)
G 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
H 12 (75) 0 (0) 12 (71)
I 1 (25) 0 (0) 1 (25)
J 4 (67) 0 (0) 4 (44)
TOTAL 39 (33) 7 (35) 46 (32)
  1. aHand wash locations included sinks with taps, tippy taps (non-networked hand washing locations with a water container and a tap), and outdoor taps; no soap was available from any outdoor tap, therefore outdoor taps are not included in this table
  2. bPercentage of hand wash locations with soap and water available were calculated using the number of hand wash locations with soap divided by the number of functional water access points from Table 2