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Table 2 Search Terms used in the PEO Framework

From: Health and social impacts of open defecation on women: a systematic review

Population Exposure Outcome1 Outcome2
wom#n or girl* or female* or “adolescent girl*”   Health Social
Open defcat* health or wellness or wellbeing or quality of life “social effects”
  disease* or infection* or illness or sickness or diarrhea or cholera or typhoid or outbreak or “preventable diseases” safety or danger or lynch or “psychosocial stress” or fear or embarrassment or rape or abuse or violence
  1. *Refers to truncation of the search term