The effect of improved rural sanitation on diarrhoea and helminth infection: design of a cluster-randomized trial in Orissa, India

@inproceedings{Clasen2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of improved rural sanitation on diarrhoea and helminth infection: design of a cluster-randomized trial in Orissa, India},
  author={Thomas F. Clasen and Sophie Boisson and Parimita Routray and Oliver Cumming and Marion W. Jenkins and Jeroen H. J. Ensink and Melissa Bell and Matthew C Freeman and Soosai Peppin and W P Schmidt},
  booktitle={Emerging themes in epidemiology},
  year={2012}
}
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Infectious diseases associated with poor sanitation such as diarrhoea, intestinal worms, trachoma and lymphatic filariasis continue to cause a large disease burden in low income settings and contribute substantially to child mortality and morbidity. Obtaining health impact data for rural sanitation campaigns poses a number of methodological challenges. Here we describe the design of a village-level cluster-randomised trial in the state of Orissa, India to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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