Determinants of bed net use in the Gambia: implications for malaria control.

  title={Determinants of bed net use in the Gambia: implications for malaria control.},
  author={Virginia Wiseman and Anthony T. Scott and Brendan McElroy and Lesong Conteh and Warren Stevens},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={76 5},
Malaria is still one of the biggest health threats in the developing world, with an estimated 300 million episodes per year and one million deaths, most of which are in sub-Saharan Africa. Although the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of treated bed nets has been widely reported, little is known about the range, strength, or interaction between different factors that influence their demand at the household level. This study modeled the determinants of bed net ownership as well as the factors… CONTINUE READING
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