An Individual-Level Meta-Analysis Assessing the Impact of Community-Level Sanitation Access on Child Stunting, Anemia, and Diarrhea: Evidence from DHS and MICS Surveys

June 2017

A lack of access to sanitation is an important risk factor child health, facilitating fecal-oral transmission of pathogens including soil-transmitted helminthes and various causes of diarrheal disease. We conducted a meta-analysis of cross-sectional surveys to determine the impact that community-level sanitation access has on child health for children with and without household sanitation access.

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PublisherPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
ThemesChildren, Health, Leave no one behind, Sanitation and health impacts
LanguageEnglish

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