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ISRN Public Health
Volume 2012, Article ID 142037, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/142037
Research Article

Malaria Prevalence in Forest and Nonforest Areas of Kokrajhar District of Assam

Department of Statistics, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar, Jalukbri, Guwahati 14, Assam 781014, India

Received 1 September 2011; Accepted 2 October 2011

Academic Editor: E. Kahan

Copyright © 2012 Dilip C. Nath and Dimacha Dwibrang Mwchahary. 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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