Gender differentials in tuberculosis: the role of socio-economic and cultural factors.

@article{Hudelson1996GenderDI,
  title={Gender differentials in tuberculosis: the role of socio-economic and cultural factors.},
  author={P Hudelson},
  journal={Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={391-400}
}
  • P Hudelson
  • Published 1996 in
    Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal…
This paper reviews current knowledge about the role that socio-economic and cultural factors play in determining gender differentials in tuberculosis (TB) and tuberculosis control. The studies reviewed suggest that socio-economic and cultural factors may be important in two ways: first, they may play a role in determining overall gender differences in rates of infection and progression to disease, and second, they may lead to gender differentials in barriers to detection and successful… CONTINUE READING

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