Religion and Sanitation Practices

  title={Religion and Sanitation Practices},
  author={Anjali Adukia and Marcella Alsan and Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert and Lea Prince},
  journal={Organizations \& Markets: Policies \& Processes eJournal},
In India, infant mortality among Hindus is higher than among Muslims, and religious differences in sanitation practices have been cited as a contributing factor. To explore whether religion itself is associated with differences in sanitation practices, this study compares sanitation practices of Hindus and Muslims living in the same locations using three nationally representative data sets from India. Across all three data sets, the unconditional religion-specific gap in latrine ownership and… 
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