TITLE

Socio-demographic and AIDS-related factors associated with tuberculosis stigma in southern Thailand: a quantitative, cross-sectional study of stigma among patients with TB and healthy community members

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p675
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors on stigma attached with tuberculosis (TB) and factors leading to the stigma in Southern Thailand. 480 TB patients and 300 healthy people were included in the study in which they were asked about TB stigma and AIDS stigma in TB patients. It reports that people with low education level believed that TB increases chance of getting AIDS.
ACCESSION #
66597305

 

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