Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 13, 43–50, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-13-43-2020
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 13, 43–50, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-13-43-2020

Research article 25 Sep 2020

Research article | 25 Sep 2020

Consumption of safe drinking water in Pakistan: its dimensions and determinants

Naeem Akram

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Access to clean and safe drinking water is a basic human right. Poor quality of drinking water is directly associated with various waterborne diseases. This study found that people in rural areas, with older household heads, and large family sizes are significantly less likely to utilize safe drinking water sources. Households with media exposure, education, women empowerment in household purchases, and belonging to the rich segment of society are more likely to utilize safe drinking water.