407. What kind of excreta disposal does the toilet use?
[Question 407 was asked of households with a toilet facility.]
 1 With septic tank
 2 Without septic tank
 3 No disposal facility
With septic tank
Without septic tank
No disposal facility
NIU (not in universe)
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Question 407: Type of Waste Disposal System
Ask and place a mark beside the appropriate answer.
Waste Disposal System
1. With a septic tank is a place for disposing of waste which is usually a basin made from brick/stone or cement, with or without absorption.
2. Without a septic tank such as into a hole in the ground or directly into river/water.
3. No disposal facility means there is no disposal facility provided for the waste and waste is put into a pool, rice field, river, lake, sea, hole in the ground, shore, open field, garden.
This variable indicates the way by which the household disposes of its sewage.
Households in regular and remote areas that have toilet facilities