Household Access to Sustainable Safe Water Use and Its Implication on Diarrhoea Incidence in Nigeria
American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering
Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 59-63
Received: Feb. 27, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 1, 2017; Published: May 18, 2017
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Adesola Adebola Ikudayisi, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Bolarinwa Titus Omonona, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
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Inadequate access to safe water use remains a global issue and a threat to the wellbeing of people. This led to the dependence of households sourcing water from unprotected means. As a result of shortcomings in the nations water supply system, there is a prevalence of some sanitation and water related diseases like cholera, diarrhoea, among others. Important relationship between household access to safe water use and diarrhoea incidence were identified as well as other determinants of diarrhoea which include socioeconomic and environmental such as age of child, toilet facility, place of residence, mother’s literacy level and household wealth status. Policy actions were identified as synergy between water and sanitation sector should reflect in the reduction of water related diseases in the country.
Diarrhoea, Diseases, Nigeria, Safe Water
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Adesola Adebola Ikudayisi, Bolarinwa Titus Omonona, Household Access to Sustainable Safe Water Use and Its Implication on Diarrhoea Incidence in Nigeria, American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2017, pp. 59-63. doi: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170102.15
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