Neighbour-Shared Versus Communal Latrines in Urban Slums: a Cross-Sectional Study in Orissa, India Exploring Household Demographics, Accessibility, Privacy, Use and Cleanliness

A growing proportion of the global population rely on shared sanitation facilities, despite their association with adverse health outcomes. This paper by Heijnen et al. (2015), published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene explored differences between neighbour-shared and communal latrines and found significant differences in terms of user demographics, access, facilities and cleanliness that could potentially explain differences in health. 

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