An ecological quantification of the relationships between water, sanitation and infant, child, and maternal mortality

An ecological quantification of the relationships between water, sanitation and infant, child, and maternal mortality

Cheng, J. J., Schuster-Wallace, C. J., Watt, S., Newbold, B. K., & Mente, A. (2012). An ecological quantification of the relationships between water, sanitation and infant, child, and maternal mortality. Environmental Health, 11(1), 4.

Water and sanitation access are known to be related to newborn, child, and maternal health. Our study attempts to quantify these relationships globally using country-level data: How much does improving access to water and sanitation influence infant, child, and maternal mortality?