(Is the problem very
Which questions could you use to determine if this barrier
kept people from taking preventive action (purifying their
The following questions are examples that were used in the
Dominican Republic. Your questions may vary.
Are the diseases caused by dirty water simple diseases
or dangerous diseases?
Can people die from drinking dirty water?
Can people die from diarrhea or other waterborne diseases?
People believed that, yes, waterborne diseases are deadly.