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For both male and female toilet owners, people who live in households with a latrine that was built with government support are more than twice as likely to defecate in the open than are people who live in households with...Read More..

This graph only includes people in houses that own a working latrine. Except for among young children, men are more likely to defecate in the open than women at every age. During late childhood and teenage years, open defecation decreases...Read More..

Latrine use among all SQUAT households

By r.i.c.e., on November 13th, 2014

This pie chart shows the fraction of households in our study in which no one defecates in the open, everyone defecates in the open and some people defecate in the open. Data sources, like the Census, which only ask whether...Read More..

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