Factors associated with tuberculosis cases in Semarang District, Indonesia: case-control study performed in the area where case detection rate was extremely low.


OBJECTIVES Indonesia is ranked as the 4th highest contributor to tuberculosis (TB) in the world. Semarang District in Central Java displays extremely low case detection rate (CDR), possibly contributing to the local prevalence of TB. METHODS A case-control study was performed to explore the factors that cause such low CDR. We recruited 129 TB cases and 83… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12199-015-0443-9