Normalizing Community Mask-Wearing: A Cluster Randomized Trial in Bangladesh
56 Pages Posted: 3 May 2021 Last revised: 5 Jan 2023
Date Written: April 2021
A randomized-trial of community-level mask promotion in rural Bangladesh during COVID-19 shows that the intervention tripled mask usage and is a cost-effective means of promoting public health.
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Abaluck, Jason and Kwong, Laura and Styczynski, Ashley and Haque, Mohammad Ashraful and Kabir, Md Alamgir and Bates-Jefferys, Ellen and Crawford, Emily and Benjamin-Chung, Jade and Benhachmi, Salim and Raihan, Shabib and Rahman, Shadman and Zaman, Neeti and Winch, Peter and Hossain, Md. Maqsud and Reza, Hasan Mahmud and Luby, Stephen and Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, Normalizing Community Mask-Wearing: A Cluster Randomized Trial in Bangladesh (April 2021). NBER Working Paper No. w28734, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3838500
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