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Malaria knowledge and bed net use in three transmission settings in southern Africa.

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Summary of "Malaria knowledge and bed net use in three transmission settings in southern Africa."

Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) reduce malaria morbidity and mortality in endemic areas. Despite increasing availability, the use of ITNs remains limited in some settings. Poor malaria knowledge is a barrier to the widespread use of ITNs. The goal of this study was to assess the levels of malaria knowledge and evaluate factors associated with bed net use among individuals residing in three regions of southern Africa with different levels of malaria transmission and control.

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Name: Malaria journal
ISSN: 1475-2875
Pages: 41

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