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Bed net use and associated factors in a rice farming community in Central Kenya

By Peter N Ng'ang'a, Gayathri Jayasinghe, Violet Kimani, Josephat Shililu, Charity Kabutha, Lucy Kabuage, John Githure and Clifford Mutero
Topics: Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
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