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Research Article

Evaluation of the Health-related Quality of Life of Children in Schistosoma haematobium-endemic Communities in Kenya: A Cross-sectional Study

  • Carolyn C. Terer,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, School of Health Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Amaya L. Bustinduy,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Ruth V. Magtanong,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Ng'ethe Muhoho,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, School of Health Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Peter L. Mungai,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Eric M. Muchiri,

    Affiliation: Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Uriel Kitron,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Charles H. King mail,

    chk@cwru.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Francis M. Mutuku

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: March 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002106

About the Authors

Carolyn C. Terer
Department of Public Health, School of Health Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
Amaya L. Bustinduy, Peter L. Mungai, Charles H. King
Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Ruth V. Magtanong
Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Ng'ethe Muhoho
Department of Pathology, School of Health Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
Eric M. Muchiri
Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
Uriel Kitron, Francis M. Mutuku
Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: chk@cwru.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CCT ALB RVM UK CHK. Performed the experiments: CCT ALB RVM FMM. Analyzed the data: CCT UK CHK FMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CCT ALM RVM NM PLM EMM UK CHK FMM. Wrote the paper: CCT ALB RVM EMM UK CHK FMM.