RISK FACTORS FOR MULTIDRUG-RESSISTANT TUBERCULOSIS IN ADDIS ABABA , ETHIOPIA by FIKADU TADESSE NIGUSSO Submitted in Accordance with the Requirements for the Degree of MASTER IN PUBLIC HEALTH at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA

  • FIKADU TADESSE NIGUSSO
  • Published 2013

Abstract

This quantitative, descriptive study investigated risk factors for MDR-TB in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A total of 439 medical records belonging to MDR-TB and non MDR-TB patients managed in public health centres from January 2008 to December 2011 were analysed. Data were transcribed from each TB patient‟s medical records using a specifically designed checklist… (More)

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