An individual-level meta-analysis assessing the impact of community-level sanitation access on child stunting, anemia, and diarrhea

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A lack of access to sanitation is an important risk factor child health, facilitating fecal-oral transmission of pathogens including soil-transmitted helminthes and various causes of diarrheal disease. This study by David A. Larsen, Thomas Grisham, Erik Slawsky and Lutchmie Narine conducted a meta-analysis of cross-sectional surveys to determine the impact that community-level sanitation access has on child health for children with and without household sanitation access.

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8th June 2017

 

Date: 22 June 2017
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