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.
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:149 (2 June 2010)
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.