Preventing malaria during pregnancy: factors determining the use of insecticide-treated bednets and intermittent preventive therapy in Juba

@inproceedings{Napolen2011PreventingMD,
  title={Preventing malaria during pregnancy: factors determining the use of insecticide-treated bednets and intermittent preventive therapy in Juba},
  author={Robert Napole{\'o}n and Amwayi Anyangu and Jared Omolocan and Juliet R. Ongus},
  year={2011}
}
The study was carried out among 334 pregnant and newly delivered women seen at Juba Teaching Hospital in 2009. The objective was to assess the coverage of insecticide-treated bed-nets (ITN) and Intermittent Preventive Therapy (IPT) among these women and the factors associated with their use. Overall 87% of the women used ITN and 61% used IPT. ITN use was positively associated with buying nets, indoor spraying of insecticide and higher household income. IPT use was positively associated with… CONTINUE READING

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