Socio-economic determinants of knowledge and attitudes about tuberculosis among the general population of Metro Manila, Philippines.

@article{Portero2002SocioeconomicDO,
  title={Socio-economic determinants of knowledge and attitudes about tuberculosis among the general population of Metro Manila, Philippines.},
  author={Navio J L Portero and Yuste M Rubio and M A Pasicatan},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={301-6}
}
SETTING Five urban communities in Metro Manila with different socio-economic status. OBJECTIVE To investigate general knowledge about tuberculosis (TB) and intended health-seeking behaviour for TB symptoms among the general population of Metro Manila, and how they are determined by socioeconomic factors. DESIGN AND METHOD Subjects aged 18 years and over were interviewed in a cross-sectional survey. Data on TB knowledge and intended health-seeking behaviour were stratified by sex, age… CONTINUE READING

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