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More People in Rural India Defecate in Open Than What Govt’s Household Survey Shows: Study | Sangita Vyas | The Print

India’s Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) that asks household-level questions greatly underestimates open defecation among households with latrines.  In this article by Sangita Vyas, Reseach Fellow at RICE, the author lays out the research methods  and results set forth in a study co-authored by RICE  that disputes DHS findings.  Read more…