National survey of tuberculosis prevalence in Viet Nam.

  title={National survey of tuberculosis prevalence in Viet Nam.},
  author={N. Hoa and D. Sy and N. Nhung and E. Tiemersma and M. Borgdorff and F. Cobelens},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={88 4},
  • N. Hoa, D. Sy, +3 authors F. Cobelens
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of tuberculosis in Viet Nam with data from a population-based survey, compare it with the prevalence estimated by the World Health Organization, and identify major demographic determinants of tuberculosis prevalence. METHODS A cross-sectional survey with multistage cluster sampling, stratified by urban, rural and remote areas, was done in 2006-2007 in 70 communes. All inhabitants aged > or = 15 years were invited for cough and chest X-ray examination… CONTINUE READING
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