Rural Residents' Satisfaction of Household Latrine and its Influencing Indicators: Evidence from Sichuan, China
International Journal of Georesources and Environment
We conducted a second survey of household latrine based on the first survey study findings of rural facilities that toilet is the most significant influencing factor affecting farmers' satisfaction. The popularity proportion of rural sanitary latrines in China has been low, and the health of rural residents and the environmental sanitation in rural areas have not been effectively guaranteed. Factor analysis and logistic regression models are used to study the current situation of rural
... n of rural household latrines, rural residents' satisfaction and its influencing indicators of Sichuan. This research led to three key findings: 1) the present situation of rural household latrine construction in Sichuan is not ideal; 2) rural residents are relatively satisfied with rural household latrines; 3) rural residents' satisfaction is affected mainly by basic situation of latrines, village committee performance, recovery time, whether the latrine construction is worthy, transparency of village affairs, sources and subsidies of funds, construction participants and construction methods. Results of this study lay a foundation for further research about rural household latrines, and provide a theoretical basis for the construction and reform of rural household latrines in Sichuan.