Burden of disease from inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene in low- and middle-income settings: a retrospective analysis of data from 145 countries

@inproceedings{PrssUstn2014BurdenOD,
  title={Burden of disease from inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene in low- and middle-income settings: a retrospective analysis of data from 145 countries},
  author={Annette M Pr{\"u}ss-Ust{\"u}n and Jamie Bartram and Thomas F. Clasen and John M. Colford and O Cumming and Valerie Curtis and Sophie P. Bonjour and Alan D Dangour and Jennifer De France and Lorna Fewtrell and Matthew C Freeman and Bruce Gordon and Paul R Hunter and Richard Bart Johnston and Colin Douglas Mathers and Daniel M{\"a}usezahl and Kate O. Medlicott and Mar{\'i}a Josefina L{\'o}pez de Neira and Meredith E. Stocks and Jennyfer Wolf and Sandy Cairncross},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the burden of diarrhoeal diseases from exposure to inadequate water, sanitation and hand hygiene in low- and middle-income settings and provide an overview of the impact on other diseases. METHODS For estimating the impact of water, sanitation and hygiene on diarrhoea, we selected exposure levels with both sufficient global exposure data and a matching exposure-risk relationship. Global exposure data were estimated for the year 2012, and risk estimates were taken from… CONTINUE READING