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Authors’ addresses: Christine E. Stauber, Georgia State University, Institute of Public Health, PO Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302-3995, Tel: 404-413-1128, Fax: 404-413-1140. Gloria M. Ortiz, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, CB 7431 Rosenau Hall 148, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431, Tel: 919-966-7316, Fax: 919-966-7911. Dana Loomis, School of Public Health/271, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557-0036, Tel: 775-682-7103, Fax: 775-784-1340. Mark D. Sobsey, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, CB 7431 Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431, Tel: 919-966-7303, Fax: 919-966-7911.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank all of the study participants from the communities of Jayaco and Brisas del Yuna, Bonao, Dominican Republic. Without their time and patience, this study would not have been possible. We also thank the interviewers from the community of Jayaco, Bonao, DR, and the staff of Dr. Mirna Peña de Guerra’s laboratory for all of their technical assistance. Thanks also to Douglas Wait and the UNC Environmental Microbiology and Health group.
Financial support: Laboratory supplies for water quality testing were graciously donated by IDEXX Laboratories and Hach Company. We are grateful to the many Rotary Districts and Clubs of Michigan and Colorado, the Canadian Embassy of The Dominican Republic, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Fulbright Award for generous financial support of this study.
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