Determinants of Poor Adherence to Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment in Mumbai, India

  title={Determinants of Poor Adherence to Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment in Mumbai, India},
  author={Suparna Bagchi and Guirish Ambe and Nalini Sathiakumar},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
OBJECTIVES In this study, we investigated the determinants of poor adherence with anti-tuberculosis therapy among pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) patients in Mumbai, India, receiving Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) therapy. METHODS A cross-sectional study on 538 patients receiving DOTS I and II regimen was conducted. Patients were interviewed and clinical and laboratory data were collected. Eighty seven patients were considered non-adherent. Multivariable logistic regression was… CONTINUE READING
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