Examining the Impact of Patient Characteristics and Symptomatology on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Among Foreign-born Tuberculosis Cases in the US and Canada

@article{Colson2013ExaminingTI,
  title={Examining the Impact of Patient Characteristics and Symptomatology on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Among Foreign-born Tuberculosis Cases in the US and Canada},
  author={Paul W. Colson and G. Lance Couzens and Rachel A. Royce and Tracy L Kline and Tamara Chavez-Lindell and Sharon F. Welbel and Jenny W.Y. Pang and Amy Davidow and Yael Hirsch-Moverman},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={125-135}
}
Foreign-born individuals represent the majority of TB cases in the US/Canada. Little is known about their TB knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs (KAB). Cross-sectional survey was conducted in 22 sites in the US/Canada among foreign-born adults with active TB. Multiple regression was used to examine KAB factors against covariates. Of 1,475 participants interviewed, most answered the six knowledge items correctly. Significant predictors of correct knowledge included region of origin, education… CONTINUE READING
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