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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 570898, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/570898
Research Article

Prevalence of Active Trachoma and Its Associated Factors among Rural and Urban Children in Dera Woreda, Northwest Ethiopia: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study

1West Gojjam Zone Health Bureau, Finote Selam, Ethiopia
2Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
3Department of Human Nutrition, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
4Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Debre Markos University, P.O. Box 269, Debre Markos, Ethiopia

Received 13 January 2015; Revised 15 February 2015; Accepted 12 March 2015

Academic Editor: Naveed Janjua

Copyright © 2015 Metadel Alemayehu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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