Place and Child Health: The Interaction of Population Density and Sanitation in Developing Countries

@inproceedings{Hathi2016PlaceAC,
  title={Place and Child Health: The Interaction of Population Density and Sanitation in Developing Countries},
  author={Payal Hathi and Sabrina S Haque and Lovey Pant and Diane Coffey and Dean Spears},
  booktitle={Demography},
  year={2016}
}
A long literature in demography has debated the importance of place for health, especially children’s health. In this study, we assess whether the importance of dense settlement for infant mortality and child height is moderated by exposure to local sanitation behavior. Is open defecation (i.e., without a toilet or latrine) worse for infant mortality and… CONTINUE READING

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