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Table 2 Parental arsenic awareness and youths drinking safely

From: Groundwater arsenic and education attainment in Bangladesh

Percentage of youths with parents who in 2006 reported of having heard of arsenic problem
Safe dub-districtsa 72.7 %
Unsafe sub-districtsb 92.9 %
Total 79.6 %
Percentage of youths in unsafe sub-districts who in 2006 were reported to drink safely
Head did not complete primary school 50.2 %
Head completed primary school 66.6 %
Below-median wealth 47.0 %
Above-median wealth 65.5 %
Total 56.9 %
  1. aSafe means tube well arsenic content in sub-district is ≤50 ppb
  2. bUnsafe means tube well arsenic content in sub-district is >50 ppb