Housing Improvements and Malaria Risk in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multi-Country Analysis of Survey Data
Tusting, L.S.; Bottomley, C.; Gibson, H.; Kleinschmidt, I.; Tatem, A.J.; Lindsay, S.W.; Gething, P.W.
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Improvements to housing may contribute to malaria control and elimination by reducing house entry by malaria vectors and thus exposure to biting. We tested the hypothesis that the odds of malaria infection are lower in modern, improved housing compared to traditional housing in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
Tusting, L., Bottomley, C., Gibson, H., Kleinschmidt, I., Tatem, A., Lindsay, S., & Gething, P. (2017). Housing Improvements and Malaria Risk in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multi-Country Analysis of Survey Data. PLoS Medicine, 14(2), Article e1002234. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002234
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Acceptance Date||Jan 13, 2017|
|Online Publication Date||Feb 21, 2017|
|Publication Date||Feb 21, 2017|
|Deposit Date||Mar 3, 2017|
|Publicly Available Date||Mar 17, 2017|
|Publisher||Public Library of Science|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
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Copyright: © 2017 Tusting et al. This is an open<br /> access article distributed under the terms of the<br /> Creative Commons Attribution License, which<br /> permits unrestricted use, distribution, and<br /> reproduction in any medium, provided the original<br /> author and source are credited.
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