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Open defecation linked to stunting in Indian children

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Kundan Pandey explains research by Dean Spears, Arabinda Ghosh, and Oliver Cumming showing that a 10 percent increase in open defecation was associated with a 0.7 percent increase in both stunting and severe stunting.

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