Predictors of perceived health status of tuberculosis-infected homeless.

  title={Predictors of perceived health status of tuberculosis-infected homeless.},
  author={Adeline M. Nyamathi and Jill Berg and Tonia L Jones and Barbara Leake},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={896-910; discussion 911-4}
This study examines the predictors of perceived health status among homeless adults with latent tuberculosis (TB) in Los Angeles, especially in relation to gender differences. Total, 415 men and women enrolled in a TB-adherence trial completed baseline assessments concerning health status. Results indicated that women were more likely than men to report being in fair or poor health and to have experienced health problems. More women than men self-reported daily drug use and poor mental health… CONTINUE READING