Table 2

Key variables to be used for assessing the health impact of access to MAR water

OutcomesExposuresConfoundersCovariatesModerators
Systolic blood pressureAccess to MAR waterSexAgeDrinking/cooking from another water sources
Diastolic blood pressureDrinking water salinitySocioeconomic statusWeight
Pulse pressureCooking water salinityEducationHeight
Mean arterial pressureDrinking water sources
Cooking water sources
Waist circumference
Urinary total protein
Urinary sodium excretion
Mid-upper arm circumference
Adding table salt
Adding salt for cooking
Exercise level
Smoking status
Use of betel nuts
Stress
Diet
Urinary creatinine
  • MAR, managed aquifer recharge.