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Research Article

Geographical Inequalities in Use of Improved Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation across Sub-Saharan Africa: Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Cross-sectional Survey Data

  • Rachel L. Pullan mail,

    Rachel.pullan@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew C. Freeman,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Peter W. Gething,

    Affiliation: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Simon J. Brooker

    Affiliations: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Published: April 08, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001626

About the Authors

Rachel L. Pullan, Simon J. Brooker
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Matthew C. Freeman
Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Peter W. Gething
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Simon J. Brooker
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi, Kenya

Corresponding Author

Email: Rachel.pullan@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RLP SJB. Performed the experiments: RLP. Analyzed the data: RLP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RLP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MCF PWG SJB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RLP MCF PWG SJB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RLP MCF PWG SJB.