Determinants of Disposal of Child Faeces in Latrines in Urban Slums of Odisha, India: A Cross-Sectional Study

January 2019

Even among households that have access to improved sanitation, children’s faeces often do not end up in a latrine, the international criterion for safe disposal of child faeces. Few households reported disposing of all of their children’s faeces in a latrine. Improving latrine access and specific behaviour change interventions may improve this practice.

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PublisherTransactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
ThemesChild faeces, Children, Hygiene, Leave no one behind

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