Using 15 DHS surveys to study epidemiological correlates of TB courtesy stigma and health-seeking behaviour.

@article{Rood2017Using1D,
  title={Using 15 DHS surveys to study epidemiological correlates of TB courtesy stigma and health-seeking behaviour.},
  author={Ente J J Rood and Christina Mergenthaler and M. Bakker and Lyn Redwood and Ellen M. H. Mitchell},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2017},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={
          60-68
        }
}
SETTING Tuberculosis (TB) stigma is thought to delay or prevent the decision to seek health care, but the strength of this association and the prevalence of anticipated TB stigma in the general population in most countries is unknown. OBJECTIVE To examine epidemiological, cultural and sociodemographic factors associated with TB courtesy stigma in 15 surveys across 13 countries, and its link to health seeking for cough in children under five. DESIGN A multilevel survey weighted logistic… CONTINUE READING

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