A case-control study of lifestyle risk factors associated with tuberculosis in Liverpool, North-West England.

@article{Tocque2001ACS,
  title={A case-control study of lifestyle risk factors associated with tuberculosis in Liverpool, North-West England.},
  author={Karen Tocque and Mark A Bellis and Nick J Beeching and Qutub Syed and Tracey Remmington and Peter D. O. Davies},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={959-64}
}
The aim of this study was to identify the subtle influences of exposure and individual lifestyles on the risk of developing tuberculosis. A retrospective case-control study (with matching by sex, age, postcode and ethnicity) of all tuberculosis cases notified over a 7-yr period in Liverpool, UK, was carried out. Multiple logistic regression showed that, before diagnosis, cases were 7.4 times more likely to have had visitors from abroad; 4.0 times more likely to have been born abroad; and 3.8… CONTINUE READING

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