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Quantifying Contact with the Environment: Behaviors of Young Children in Accra, Ghana

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  • Peter F. M. Teunis
  • Heather E. Reese
  • Clair Null
  • Habib Yakubu
  • Christine L. Moe

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To better understand the risks of exposure for young children to fecal contamination in their environment, we systematically characterized and quantified behaviors of 154 children, 0–5 years old, in four high-density, low-income neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana.

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  • Peter F. M. Teunis & Heather E. Reese & Clair Null & Habib Yakubu & Christine L. Moe, "undated". "Quantifying Contact with the Environment: Behaviors of Young Children in Accra, Ghana," Mathematica Policy Research Reports cb29aec662414bd68f63c084f, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:cb29aec662414bd68f63c084fe4a814b
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    Young children; environment behaviors; Accra; Ghana; International;

    JEL classification:

    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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