Usefulness of a dispensary-based case-control study for assessing morbidity impact of a treated net programme.

@article{Abdulla2002UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of a dispensary-based case-control study for assessing morbidity impact of a treated net programme.},
  author={Salim Abdulla and Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg and Oscar Mukasa and Christian Lengeler},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={175-80}
}
BACKGROUND Case-control studies have been proposed as an appropriate tool for health impact evaluation of insecticide-treated nets (ITN) programmes. METHODS A dispensary-based case-control study was carried out in one village in Tanzania. Each case of fever and parasitaemia in a child under 5 years was paired with one community and one dispensary control without fever and parasitaemia. Cases and controls were compared with regard to ITN ownership and other factors assessed by a questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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