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child feces disposal [message #1773] Wed, 02 April 2014 15:19 Go to next message
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Registered: October 2013
Dear DHS,

My understanding is that DHS is planning to change the definition of safe child feces disposal in future reports so that buried is considered unimproved? This would match the standard MICS tables, as well as UNICEF's current analysis methodology - shown for instance on page 18 of the Pneumonia and Diarrhea 2012 report ( and new country profiles WSP and UNICEF are developing. Could you please confirm?



Re: child feces disposal [message #1828 is a reply to message #1773] Thu, 03 April 2014 23:32 Go to previous message
DHS QRE Admin is currently offline  DHS QRE Admin
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Registered: March 2014
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Hello Elizabeth,

We will be undergoing a review of tabulations in final reports once we have completed the process of reviewing the Standard Questionnaires in the DHS-7 Questionnaire Review process, so we are interested in your feedback. You also posted your question to the Questionnaire Review forum, and I requested that you post your comment to the Water Supply and Sanitation folder under the DHS-7 Questionnaire Review Forum by creating a "new topic" there for your "child feces disposal" comment.

Kind regards.
DHS Questionnaire Administrator.
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