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A Randomised intervention trial to assess two arsenic mitigation options in Bangladesh

Milton, Abul Hasnat; Smith, Wayne T; Dear, Keith; Ng, Jack C; Sim, Malcolm R; Ranmuthugala, Geetha; Lokuge, Kamalini; Caldwell, Bruce; Rahman, Ashequr; Rahman, Habibur; Shraim, Amjad; Huang, Daphne; Shahidullah, S M

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Arsenic groundwater contamination in Bangladesh warrants immediate remediation. This randomised controlled intervention trial was conducted to determine the effectiveness of two possible interventions: dug wells and three-pitcher filters. A total of 640 individuals participated with 218 randomised to the dug well group, 216 to the three-pitcher group and 206 to a control group. Data were collected at baseline and at 1, 6 and 12 months after the intervention. Self reported compliance with dug...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38551
Source: Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A
DOI: 10.1080/10934520701567197

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