MOSQUITO AVOIDANCE AND BED NET USE IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION, GHANA

@article{Agyepong1999MOSQUITOAA,
  title={MOSQUITO AVOIDANCE AND BED NET USE IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION, GHANA},
  author={Irene Akua Agyepong and Lenore Manderson},
  journal={Journal of Biosocial Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={31},
  pages={79 - 92}
}
Qualitative research and cross-sectional survey methods were used in a study conducted in rural and urban areas of the Greater Accra Region, Ghana, to explore people's understanding of the cause of malaria and patterns of mosquito avoidance, in particular bed net ownership and use. The study indicated far higher bed net ownership and use in rural than urban areas, which was related partly to perceived affordability and partly to the different contexts of and reasons for avoiding mosquitoes… 
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