ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Methodological Challenges in Estimating the Impact of Improved Sanitation on Child Health Outcomes

In this article, the findings of selected observational studies are contrasted with that of randomised experiments conducted to estimate the impact of improved sanitation on child health in India. The estimation bias exists and could be due to the measurement error in sanitation indicators, which remained unaddressed by most observational studies. The sanitation indicators used and the inadequate questions asked to measure it, result in a measurement error.
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