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Table 3 Deaths averted from alternate scenarios of expanding sanitation coverage

From: Estimating the child health equity potential of improved sanitation in Nepal

Scenarios -----> a. Equal increase b. Pro-poor (realistic) c. Pro-poor (ambitious)
Quintile Current sanitation coverage% New sanitation coverage% Additional lives saved New sanitation coverage% Additional lives saved New sanitation coverage% Additional lives Saved
q1 2.61 6.8 26 39.2 208 53.0 285
q2 7.95 20.7 39 47.7 117 53.0 132
q3 19.67 51.1 91 49.2 85 53.0 96
q4 33.68 87.6 58 58.9 29 53.0 23
q5 46.23 99.0 22 69.3 12 53.0 6
Avg 22.7 53 236 53 451 53 542