Health seeking behaviour of tuberculosis patients in Ekiti State, Nigeria.

@inproceedings{Christopher2010HealthSB,
  title={Health seeking behaviour of tuberculosis patients in Ekiti State, Nigeria.},
  author={Oluwadare Christopher and Ibirinde Bosede},
  year={2010}
}
This study was conducted in the capital city of Ekiti State of Nigeria. It was aimed at exploring the health seeking behavior of TB patients also as proxy for understanding the treatment choice of HIV positive persons. 117 TB patients were selected from the chest clinic register of the State Specialist Hospital and at family level using snowball method. 55% of the respondents are male while 46% are female. 10 in-depth interviews were also conducted among the patients and health workers. The… CONTINUE READING

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