Prevalence and Associated Factors of Alcoholism among Tuberculosis Patients in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka, India: A Cross Sectional Study

Thapa, P and Kamath, R and Shetty, BK and Monteiro, A and Sekaran, VC (2014) Prevalence and Associated Factors of Alcoholism among Tuberculosis Patients in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka, India: A Cross Sectional Study. J Nepal Health Res Counc, 12 (28). pp. 177-181. ISSN 19996217

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Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in India. Several studies carried out in India have shown alcoholism as a risk factor for tuberculosis mortality, factor for default in TB and reason for non-compliance under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP). The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence, pattern and associated factors of alcohol use among tuberculosis patients in Udupi taluk, Karnataka, India.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: alcoholism; alcohol use disorder identification test; tuberculosis
Subjects: Departments at MU > Public Health
Departments at MU > Statistics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2019 07:09
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2019 07:09
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152646

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