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Table 1 Different characteristics of water samples

From: Bacteriological quality of bottled drinking water versus municipal tap water in Dharan municipality, Nepal

Characteristics Type of water P value
Tap water (mean ± SD) Bottled water (mean ± SD)
Temperature (°C) 16.01 ± 3.62 17.75 ± 0.44 <0.05
pH 7.63 ± 0.50 6.5 ± 0.57 <0.05
TPC/0.1 ml 18.58 ± 17.70 120.88 ± 85.82 <0.05
TCC/100 ml 10.61 ± 22.49 19.33 ± 48.52 0.102
FCC/100 ml 2.95 ± 9.26 0 <0.05
FSC/100 ml 3.33 ± 9.68 0 0.050