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Effects of Household Concrete Floors on Child Health

This randomized trial in rural Bangladesh will measure whether installing concrete floors in households with soil floors reduces child enteric infection. The trial will randomize eligible households to receive concrete household floors or to no intervention and measure effects on child soil-transmitted helminth infection, diarrhea, and other enteric infections. The study will collect longitudinal follow-up measurements when children are aged 6, 12, 18, and 24 months.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Other: Concrete household floor




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Residence in Comilla district in Bangladesh

   - No plan to relocate in the next 2 years

   - Reside in home with floors made entirely of soil

   - Pregnant women in her second or third trimester resides in the home at the time of

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Home is not strictly residential (e.g., includes a business)

Ages Eligible for Study

N/A - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Not Recruiting