TableĀ 1

Categories used for grouping participants (n=121) in the four discussions held in each of the three study areas in eThekwini

CategoryDescription
MaintainerThis is the label that was given to households with the UDDT in a good condition, i.e., all items intact, e.g., door, vent pipe, etc. in place. The broken items are repaired using appropriate materials
Non-maintainerThis is the label given to households with the UDDT in a bad condition, i.e., it has broken items, and the broken items are either not repaired or repaired using inappropriate material
Non-userHouseholds that have a UDDT but choose not to use it