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Research Article

Net Benefits: A Multicountry Analysis of Observational Data Examining Associations between Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Nets and Health Outcomes

  • Stephen S. Lim mail,

    stevelim@u.washington.edu

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Nancy Fullman,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Andrew Stokes,

    Affiliation: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Nirmala Ravishankar,

    Affiliation: Abt Associates Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Felix Masiye,

    Affiliation: Department of Economics, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Christopher J. L. Murray,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Emmanuela Gakidou

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: September 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001091

About the Authors

Stephen S. Lim, Nancy Fullman, Christopher J. L. Murray, Emmanuela Gakidou
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Andrew Stokes
Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Nirmala Ravishankar
Abt Associates Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Felix Masiye
Department of Economics, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Corresponding Author

Email: stevelim@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL EG NR FM CJLM. Analyzed the data: NF AS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SL. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SL EG NF NR AS FM CJLM. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SL NF AS NR FM CJLM EG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SL NF AS NR FM CJLM EG.