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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 495076, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/495076
Research Article

Factors Associated with Migration in Individuals Affected by Leprosy, Maranhão, Brazil: An Exploratory Cross-Sectional Study

1Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
2Hamovitch Center for Science in the Human Services, School of Social Work, University of Southern California, 1150 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
3Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, 60430-140 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
4School of Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
5Leprosy Control Program, State Health Secretariat of Maranhão, 65076 Sao Luis, MA, Brazil
6Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia

Received 9 May 2013; Accepted 9 August 2013

Academic Editor: Aditya Prasad Dash

Copyright © 2013 C. Murto 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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