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Increasing coverage and decreasing inequity in insecticide-treated bed net use among rural Kenyan children

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Background: Inexpensive and efficacious interventions that avert childhood deaths in sub-Saharan Africa have failed to reach effective coverage, especially amongst the poorest rural sectors. One particular example is insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs). In this study, we present repeat observations of ITN coverage among rural Kenyan homesteads exposed at different times to a range of delivery models, and assess changes in coverage across socioeconomic groups. Methods and findings: We undertoo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.0040255

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"Centre for Geographic Medicine Research - Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
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Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine Research - Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
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Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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"Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya"
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Division of Malaria Control
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine Research - Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Abdisalan M. Noor
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Robert W. Snow
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
8
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Article: e255
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:e3c606aa-227a-4f38-9b80-70c145b5dbd0
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ora:2519

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