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Open Access | Sleeping arrangement and house structure affect bed net use in villages along Lake Victoria

June 24, 2010 - 09:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Iwashita H, Dida G, Futami K, Sonye G, Kaneko S, Horio M, Kawada H, Maekawa Y, Aoki Y, Minakawa N
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:176 (22 June 2010)

Net use was affected by sleeping arrangement and availability of suitable locations for hanging nets, in addition to net availability. Most residents had likely not realized that sleeping arrangement was a factor in net use. The ease of hanging a net is particularly important for children.

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