Quantifying accessibility and use of improved sanitation: towards a comprehensive indicator of the need for sanitation interventions

@inproceedings{Park2016QuantifyingAA,
  title={Quantifying accessibility and use of improved sanitation: towards a comprehensive indicator of the need for sanitation interventions},
  author={M. J. Park and Archie C. A. Clements and Dennis J. Gray and Robins Sadler and Budi Laksono and David Stewart},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
To prevent diseases associated with inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene, people needing latrines and behavioural interventions must be identified. We compared two indicators that could be used to identify those people. Indicator 1 of household latrine coverage was a simple Yes/No response to the question "Does your household have a latrine?" Indicator 2 was more comprehensive, combining questions about defecation behaviour with observations of latrine conditions. Using a standardized… CONTINUE READING
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