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  1. Economic impact of malaria in Malawian households : A nation-wide malaria knowledge, attitudes and practices survey in Malawi.

    Article - En anglais

    Household heads were questioned about household income and household expenditures on the treatment or prevention of malaria in. a nationwide malaria knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) survey conducted in Malawi in 1992.

    Very low income households with an average annual income of $ 68 constituted 52% of the sampled households.

    The primary income source for these households was farm production (92%), with the majority of goods produced consumed by the household and not available as dis cretionary income.

    Expenditure on malaria prevention varied with household income level.

    Only 4% of very low income households spent resources on malaria preventive measures compared to 16% of other households.

    In contrast, over 40% of all households, independent of income level, reported expenditures on malaria treatment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Paludisme, Protozoose, Infection, Plasmodium falciparum, Sporozoa, Protozoa, Malawi, Afrique, Aspect économique, Traitement, Prévention, Budget, Dépense, Coût, Ménage, Programme sanitaire, Homme, Parasitose

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malaria, Protozoal disease, Infection, Plasmodium falciparum, Sporozoa, Protozoa, Malawi, Africa, Economic aspect, Treatment, Prevention, Budget, Expenditure, Costs, Household, Sanitary program, Human, Parasitosis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0288101

    Code Inist : 002B05E02B4. Création : 199406.