Socio-economic status and adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a case-control study in a district of Nepal.

@article{Mishra2005SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socio-economic status and adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a case-control study in a district of Nepal.},
  author={Pankaj Mishra and Ebba Holme Hansen and Svend Sabroe and Kumud Kumar Kafle},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={
          1134-9
        }
}
SETTING A western hill district in Nepal, where tuberculosis (TB) treatment under DOTS was offered by the regional tuberculosis centre, two primary health centres, eight health posts, three sub-health posts and one ward of sub-metropolitan Pokhara. OBJECTIVE To analyse the contribution of socioeconomic status to non-adherence to DOTS. DESIGN Case-control study. Data were collected by questionnaire-based face-to-face interviews. The study sample consisted of 50 cases and 100 controls. The… CONTINUE READING

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