Information and Persuasion : Achieving Safe Water Behaviors in Kenya

@inproceedings{Luoto2009InformationAP,
  title={Information and Persuasion : Achieving Safe Water Behaviors in Kenya},
  author={Jill E. Luoto and David J. Levine and Jeff Albert},
  year={2009}
}
Convincing people to adopt preventive health behaviors consistently is difficult, yet many lives could be saved if we understood better how to do so. For example, low-cost point-of-use (POU) technologies such as chlorine and filters can substantially reduce diarrheal disease (Clasen et al. 2006). Nonetheless, they are not widely or consistently used anywhere in the developing world, even when widely available. We ran a randomized field study in Kenya in which households received free POU… CONTINUE READING