Factors Associated With Pupil Toilet Use in Kenyan Primary Schools

  title={Factors Associated With Pupil Toilet Use in Kenyan Primary Schools},
  author={Joshua V Garn and Bethany A Caruso and Carolyn D. Drews-Botsch and Michael R Kramer and Babette A. Brumback and Richard D. Rheingans and Matthew C Freeman},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
The purpose of this study was to quantify how school sanitation conditions are associated with pupils' use of sanitation facilities. We conducted a longitudinal assessment in 60 primary schools in Nyanza Province, Kenya, using structured observations to measure facility conditions and pupils' use at specific facilities. We used multivariable mixed regression models to characterize how pupil to toilet ratio was associated with toilet use at the school-level and also how facility conditions were… CONTINUE READING