Neighbour-shared versus communal latrines in urban slums: a cross-sectional study in Orissa, India exploring household demographics, accessibility, privacy, use and cleanliness.

@article{Heijnen2015NeighboursharedVC,
  title={Neighbour-shared versus communal latrines in urban slums: a cross-sectional study in Orissa, India exploring household demographics, accessibility, privacy, use and cleanliness.},
  author={Marieke Heijnen and Parimita Routray and Belen Torondel and Thomas F Clasen},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2015},
  volume={109 11},
  pages={
          690-9
        }
}
INTRODUCTION A growing proportion of the global population rely on shared sanitation facilities, despite their association with adverse health outcomes. We sought to explore differences between neighbour-shared and communal latrines in terms household demographics, accessibility, facilities and use. METHODS We conducted surveys among 295 households relying on shared sanitation in 30 slums in Orissa, India, 60.3% (178) of which relied on neighbour-shared latrines while the balance relied on… CONTINUE READING
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