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Measuring open defecation in India: evidence from a randomized survey experiment

Policy Outreach, Sanitation1 min read

This Policy Brief seeks to inform researchers and practitioners on best practices for measuring open defecation in a large population survey. We summarize results from "Measuring open defecation in India using survey questions: evidence from a randomized survey experiment" publsished in BMJ Open.

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