Pulmonary Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Patient’s Knowledge and Attitude towards Tuberculosis in an Urban Setting

Table 7

Perception on being a TB patient.

Perception as TB patientsMale%Female%Total%
( )( )( )

Family members are cooperative towards me96.993.595.4
Fear chance of reduction of family income66.650.159.3
Increase sadness57.941.150.5
Utensils are separated for me47.645.246.6
Threat of loss of job/wages48.029.539.8
Feels socially neglected/ low esteem17.925.821.4
Most people behave differently11.813.412.5
Feel isolated within the family6.617.111.2
Family member avoid me1.25.23.0

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