Medical and social consequences of tuberculosis in rural Ethiopia.

@article{Getahun1999MedicalAS,
  title={Medical and social consequences of tuberculosis in rural Ethiopia.},
  author={Haileyesus Getahun},
  journal={Ethiopian medical journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={147-53}
}
An institution based cross sectional study was conducted in June 1996 at a rural health centre in South Gonder Administrative Zone of Northern Ethiopia. Interview and respective review of medical records of patients were done. A total of 211 tuberculosis (TB) patients were included in the study, 133 (63%) males and 78 (37%) females. Majority (79.6%) of… CONTINUE READING