Systematic review: Assessing the impact of drinking water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease in low‐ and middle‐income settings: systematic review and meta‐regression

@article{Wolf2014SystematicRA,
  title={Systematic review: Assessing the impact of drinking water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease in low‐ and middle‐income settings: systematic review and meta‐regression},
  author={Jennyfer Wolf and Annette Pr{\"u}ss-Ust{\"u}n and Oliver Cumming and Jamie K. Bartram and Sophie Bonjour and Sandy Cairncross and Thomas F. Clasen and John M. Colford and Valerie Curtis and Jennifer France and Lorna Fewtrell and Matthew C. Freeman and Bruce Gordon and Paul R. Hunter and Aurelie Jeandron and Richard B. Johnston and Daniel M{\"a}usezahl and Colin D. Mathers and Maria P. Neira and Julian P. T. Higgins},
  journal={Tropical Medicine \& International Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={19}
}
To assess the impact of inadequate water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease in low‐ and middle‐income settings. 
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