Shared Sanitation Versus Individual Household Latrines in Urban Slums: A Cross-Sectional Study in Orissa, India.

@article{Heijnen2015SharedSV,
  title={Shared Sanitation Versus Individual Household Latrines in Urban Slums: A Cross-Sectional Study in Orissa, India.},
  author={M. L. G. Janssen Heijnen and Parimita Routray and Belen Torondel and Thomas F. Clasen},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2015},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={263-8}
}
A large and growing proportion of the global population rely on shared sanitation facilities despite evidence of a potential increased risk of adverse health outcomes compared with individual household latrines (IHLs). We sought to explore differences between households relying on shared sanitation versus IHLs in terms of demographics, sanitation facilities, and fecal exposure. We surveyed 570 households from 30 slums in Orissa, India, to obtain data on demographics, water, sanitation, and… CONTINUE READING
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