Sanitation and Hygiene-Specific Risk Factors for Moderate-to-Severe Diarrhea in Young Children in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, 2007-2011: Case-Control Study.

@article{Baker2016SanitationAH,
  title={Sanitation and Hygiene-Specific Risk Factors for Moderate-to-Severe Diarrhea in Young Children in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, 2007-2011: Case-Control Study.},
  author={Kelly K Baker and Ciara E. O'Reilly and Myron M. Levine and Karen L. Kotloff and James P Nataro and Tracy L Ayers and Tamer Hashem Farag and Dilruba Nasrin and William C Blackwelder and Yukun Wu and Pedro Luis Chas Alonso and Robert F. Breiman and Richard Omore and Abu Syeed Golam Faruque and Sumon Kumar Das and Shahnawaz Ahmed and Debasish Majumdar Saha and Samba Ousmane Sow and D. Jos{\'e} Octavio Tinajero Zenil Mariano Matamoros Sur and Anita K. M. Zaidi and Fahreen Quadri and Eric Daniel Mintz},
  journal={PLoS medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={e1002010}
}
BACKGROUND Diarrheal disease is the second leading cause of disease in children less than 5 y of age. Poor water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions are the primary routes of exposure and infection. Sanitation and hygiene interventions are estimated to generate a 36% and 48% reduction in diarrheal risk in young children, respectively. Little is known about whether the number of households sharing a sanitation facility affects a child's risk of diarrhea. The objective of this study was to… CONTINUE READING
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