High Adherence Is Necessary to Realize Health Gains from Water Quality Interventions

@inproceedings{Brown2012HighAI,
  title={High Adherence Is Necessary to Realize Health Gains from Water Quality Interventions},
  author={Joe Brown and Thomas F. Clasen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Safe drinking water is critical for health. Household water treatment (HWT) has been recommended for improving access to potable water where existing sources are unsafe. Reports of low adherence to HWT may limit the usefulness of this approach, however. METHODS AND FINDINGS We constructed a quantitative microbial risk model to predict gains in health attributable to water quality interventions based on a range of assumptions about pre-treatment water quality; treatment… CONTINUE READING