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Wealth, mother's education and physical access as determinants of retail sector net use in rural Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: Insecticide-treated bed nets (ITN) provide real hope for the reduction of the malaria burden across Africa. Understanding factors that determine access to ITN is crucial to debates surrounding the optimal delivery systems. The influence of homestead wealth on use of nets purchased from the retail sector is well documented, however, the competing influence of mother's education and physical access to net providers is less well understood. METHODS: Between December 2004 and January...

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10.1186/1475-2875-5-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Malaria journal More from this journal
Volume:
5
Pages:
5
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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1475-2875
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1475-2875

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