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Table 1 Green salads washing methods used in five sub-city administrative areas of Addis Ababa

From: Microbiological quality of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) irrigated with wastewater in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and effect of green salads washing methods

Washing methods Sub-city Administrative Areas/ percentage of respondents
Kolfe Keraniyo (n = 39) Chirkos (n =32) Bole (n = 27) Nefas Silk Lafto (n =45) Akaki Kaliti (n = 57) Total (%)
Potable tap water 44 69 26 51 49 47
Salt solution 18 12 11 9 16 14
Vinegar solution 8 0 19 7 5 6
Detergent solution 28 19 37 31 30 31
Commercial vegetable sanitizer 2 0 7 2 0 2