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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 936128, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/936128
Research Article

A National Baseline Prevalence Survey of Schistosomiasis in the Philippines Using Stratified Two-Step Systematic Cluster Sampling Design

1College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, 625 Pedro Gil Street, Manila 1000, Philippines
2Philippine Health Insurance Incorporated, Quezon City, Philippines
3National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Philippine Department of Health, Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
4World Health Organization, San Lazaro Compound, Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines

Received 28 July 2011; Revised 5 November 2011; Accepted 9 November 2011

Academic Editor: Hans Peter Beck

Copyright © 2012 Lydia Leonardo 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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