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

 

Related Articles

  • AIDS AND THE LUNG. Millar, Ann // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/23/1987, Vol. 294 Issue 6583, p1334 

    Focuses on the effect of AIDS disease on the lungs. Percentage of pneumocystis carinii of pulmonary infections in AIDS; Prevalence of M tuberculosis in patients with AIDS; Diagnosis on the flow of the disease.

  • Distinguishing Causes of Pulmonary Nodules in AIDS. Apgar, Barbara // American Family Physician;8/1/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p634 

    Presents an abstract of the study `Multiple pulmonary nodules in AIDS: Usefulness of CT in distinguishing among potential causes,' by K.J. Edinburgh et al., from the February 2000 issue of `Radiology.'

  • Time To Beginning Therapy And Affecting Factors In Turkish Soldiers With Pulmonary Tuberculosis. An Analysis Of A Turkish Military Chest Diseases Hospital. Okutan, Oguzhan // Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine;2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p10 

    Objectives: This study was designed to assess the time between first appearance of symptoms and the start of treatment of tuberculosis patients. Design: Ninety-seven patients with pulmonary tuberculosis were enrolled in the study. We surveyed their complaints and education levels, opportunity to...

  • Characteristics of tuberculosis patients with positive sputum smear in Catalonia, Spain. Godoy, P.; Domínguez, A.; Alcaide, J.; Camps, N.; Jansà, J. M.; Minguell, S.; Pina, J. M.; Díez, M. // European Journal of Public Health;Mar2004, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p71 

    Background: Patients with positive sputum smears are those with the capacity to spread infection. The objective of this study was to describe the incidence of tuberculosis in Catalonia (an autonomous community in the northeast of Spain which includes Barcelona) and to determine risk factors...

  • Blood absolute T cell counts may predict 2-month treatment response in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Yung-Che Chen; Huang-Chih Chang; Chung-Jen Chen; Shih-Feng Liu; Chien-Hung Chin; Chao-Chien Wu; Tung-Ying Chao; Chien-Hao Lie; Chin-Chou Wang; Meng-Chih Lin // Disease Markers;2010, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p343 

    Background and objective: Little is known about the usefulness of lymphocyte subsets as early predictors of anti-tuberculosis (TB) treatment response in immuno-competent patients. Methods: Among a total of 64 patients with culture positive pulmonary TB, 29 remained sputum smear/culture positive...

  • Point-of-care test to monitor adherence to anti-tuberculous treatment. Whitfield, Ruth; Cope, Graham F // Annals of Clinical Biochemistry;Sep2004, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p411 

    Background: In the fight against the global tuberculosis epidemic, it is essential to ensure that patients adhere to the treatment prescribed. As the treatment is given for a minimum of 6 months it is common for patients not to take their drugs regularly. Strategies are therefore needed to...

  • Seasonality of tuberculosis among suspect patients visiting National Medical College, Teaching Hospital, Birgunj, Nepal. Shidiki, A.; Pandit, B. R.; Bhargava, D.; Mondal, S.; Rijal, B. P. // Journal of Institute of Medicine;Aug2014, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p82 

    Introduction: Seasonal variations of tuberculosis have been demonstrated in a number of studies with reported peaks in late winter and early spring or summer. The study was to analyze effect of seasonal variation on tuberculosis suspects across the calendar year. Methods: The research work was...

  • PATTERN OF COMMUNITY ROLE DEVELOPMENT AS AN EFFORT TO INCREASE TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS COVERAGE WITH PASSIVE CASE FINDING. Nuswantoro, Djohar // Folia Medica Indonesiana;abr2009, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p108 

    In developing countries, 75% of TB cases are found among those with economically productive age, ranging from 15 to 50 years. One of the problems in eradicating pulmonary tuberculosis is the lower covering rate of passive case finding, in addition to treatment and resistance. It was reported...

  • Physician experience, public health and the management of tuberculosis. Long, Richard // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p759 

    The article presents a commentary on the study "The Impact of Physician Training and Experience on the Survival of Patients With Tuberculosis," which appeared in the "Canadian Medical Association Journal." It discusses how the study offered evidence regarding the positive influence of physician...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics