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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 235015, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/235015
Research Article

Determinants of Ownership and Utilization of Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets for Malaria Control in Eastern Ethiopia

1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, P.O. Box 24414, Jimma, Ethiopia
2Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Haramaya University, P.O. Box 1014, Harar, Ethiopia
3Addis Continental Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 1014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Received 10 June 2012; Revised 21 September 2012; Accepted 14 October 2012

Academic Editor: Blaise Genton

Copyright © 2012 Sibhatu Biadgilign 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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