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


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


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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    1. Peter Z. Schochet, 2009. "An Approach for Addressing the Multiple Testing Problem in Social Policy Impact Evaluations," Mathematica Policy Research Reports dbb4b45215a740819b08ca578, Mathematica Policy Research.
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    Young children; environment behaviors; Accra; Ghana; International;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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