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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2013, Article ID 475605, 8 pages
Research Article

Pastoralist Community’s Perception of Tuberculosis: A Quantitative Study from Shinille Area of Ethiopia

1Department of Public Health Nursing, Jijiga Health Science College, P.O. Box 504, Jijiga, Ethiopia
2Institute of Environmental Studies, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana 136119, India
3Institute of Public Health, University of Gondar, P.O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia

Received 21 June 2013; Revised 14 September 2013; Accepted 3 October 2013

Academic Editor: Jacques Grosset

Copyright © 2013 Samuel Melaku 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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