Unsafe disposal of feces of children <3 years among households with latrine access in rural Bangladesh: Association with household characteristics, fly presence and child diarrhea

@inproceedings{Islam2018UnsafeDO,
  title={Unsafe disposal of feces of children <3 years among households with latrine access in rural Bangladesh: Association with household characteristics, fly presence and child diarrhea},
  author={Mahfuza Islam and Ayse Ercumen and Sania Ashraf and Mahbubur Rahman and Abul K Shoab and Stephen P Luby and Leanne E. Unicomb},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Young children frequently defecate in the living environment in low-income countries. Unsafe child feces disposal has been associated with risk of diarrhea. Additionally, reported practices can underestimate socially undesirable unhygienic behaviors. This analysis aimed to assess (1) the sensitivity of reported child feces disposal practices as an indicator for observed presence of human feces in the domestic environment, (2) household characteristics associated with reported unsafe… CONTINUE READING
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