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Table 3 Physical capital: Water access

From: Small scale migration along the interoceanic highway in Madre de Dios, Peru: an exploration of community perceptions and dynamics due to migration

  Sample N = 522 Non-Migrant N = 202 Migrant N = 320 P-value
Primary water supply for family: 0.046
 Tubed/piped water source 439 (84.1%) 178 (88.1%) 261 (81.6%)  
 Open/natural water source 83 (15.9%) 24 (11.9%) 59 (18.4%)  
Primary drinking water source for family: 0.020
 Tubed/piped water source 441 (84.5%) 180 (89.1%) 261 (81.6%)  
 Open/natural water source 81 (15.5%) 22 (10.9%) 59 (18.4%)  
Treat water to make it safer to drink: 0.045
 Yes 360 (69.0%) 129 (63.9%) 231 (72.2%)  
Method used to treat water to make it safer to drink: 0.200
 Boil the water 295 (56.5%) 108 (53.5%) 187 (58.5%)  
 Chlorine/Bleach 62 (11.9%) 20 (9.9%) 42 (13.1%)  
 None 162 (31.0%) 73 (36.1%) 89 (27.8%)  
 Other 3 (0.6%) 1 (0.5%) 2 (0.6%)