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Open Access | The economic costs of malaria in four Kenyan districts: do household costs differ by disease endemicity?

June 3, 2010 - 08:11 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Chuma J, Okungu V, Molyneux C
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:149 (2 June 2010)

Cost burdens are the product of complex relationships between social, economic and epidemiological factors. The cost data presented in this study reflect transmission patterns in the four districts, suggesting that a relationship between costs burdens and the nature of transmission might exist, and that the same warrants more attention from researchers and policy makers.

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Household and microeconomic factors associated with malaria in Mpumalanga, South Africa

February 4, 2010 - 15:29 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Marlize Coleman, Michael Coleman, Musa L.H. Mabaso, Aaron M. Mabuza, Geraldine Kok, Maureen Coetzee, and David N. Durrheim
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 143-147

A household matched case–control study design was used to explore associations between household characteristics and malaria risk in seven study towns in the hypoendemic area of Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

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