A quantitative analysis of the socio-economic determinants of health seeking behaviour related to bancroftian filariasis and its impact on elimination: a case-control study in Pondicherry, India

@article{Perumal2007AQA,
  title={A quantitative analysis of the socio-economic determinants of health seeking behaviour related to bancroftian filariasis and its impact on elimination: a case-control study in Pondicherry, India},
  author={Vanamail Perumal and Gunasekaran Subbiah},
  journal={Journal of Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={339-346}
}
Knowledge, belief, attitude and values shape the health behaviour and all these can help in deciding whether to behave in one way or the other. Therefore, the underlying relationship between knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) regarding causation, prevention and treatment of filarial disease is studied separately for affected and normal individuals. KAP aspects of the disease were measured using a structured questionnaire and methods were designed to quantify all the variables for which data… CONTINUE READING

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