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Why is malaria associated with poverty? Findings from a cohort study in rural Uganda.

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Background

Malaria control and sustainable development are linked, but implementation of‘multisectoral’ intervention is restricted by a limited understanding of the causal pathways between poverty and malaria. We investigated the relationships between socioeconomic position (SEP), potential determinants of SEP, and malaria in Nagongera, rural Uganda

Methods

Socioeconomic information was collected for 318children aged six months to 10 years living in 100 households...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40249-016-0164-3

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
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US Department of Homeland Security More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Infectious Diseases of Poverty Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
78
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-24
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ISSN:
2049-9957
Pubs id:
pubs:639099
URN:
uri:44799392-3b49-4696-a3cf-5a052f96d9fe
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uuid:44799392-3b49-4696-a3cf-5a052f96d9fe
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pubs:639099

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