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RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 185-188


Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth

Syed Zuhaib Aziz, Niaz Muhammad, Kamran Ishfaq, Ihsan Ullah Khan, Aman Ullah, Khalil ur Rehman Sikander.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the economic factors involved in tuberculosis (TB) growth in Multan, Pakistan.
Methodology: In this cross sectional study, data were collected from registered TB patients in two Tehsil Head Quarters (THQs) Hospitals, Jalalpur Pir Wala and Shujabad in district Multan from November 2018 to June 2019. A sample of 250 TB patients was selected (125 from each hospital) through convenient sampling technique. By using SPSS 25, bivariate analysis was applied to see the association between variables.
Results: TB was very common among the poor people and was the eventual sign of death for the people who had not sufficient income, as 88.2% belonged to the poor economic status.
Conclusion: TB is spreading rapidly due to low standard hospital on the basis of poor economic condition, insufficient income for treatment affordability, more dependent family members, unhealthy working environment, crowded sort of business and unaffordable medical expenses.

Key words: Tuberculosis, economic factors, communicable disease.


 
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Aziz SZ, Muhammad N, Ishfaq K, Khan IU, Ullah A, Sikander KuR. Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 185-188.


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Aziz SZ, Muhammad N, Ishfaq K, Khan IU, Ullah A, Sikander KuR. Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=106540 [Access: March 19, 2021].


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Aziz SZ, Muhammad N, Ishfaq K, Khan IU, Ullah A, Sikander KuR. Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 185-188.



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Aziz SZ, Muhammad N, Ishfaq K, Khan IU, Ullah A, Sikander KuR. Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. RMJ. (2021), [cited March 19, 2021]; 46(1): 185-188.



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Aziz, S. Z., Muhammad, . N., Ishfaq, . K., Khan, . I. U., Ullah, . A. & Sikander, . K. u. R. (2021) Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. RMJ, 46 (1), 185-188.



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Aziz, Syed Zuhaib, Niaz Muhammad, Kamran Ishfaq, Ihsan Ullah Khan, Aman Ullah, and Khalil ur Rehman Sikander. 2021. Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 185-188.



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Aziz, Syed Zuhaib, Niaz Muhammad, Kamran Ishfaq, Ihsan Ullah Khan, Aman Ullah, and Khalil ur Rehman Sikander. "Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 185-188.



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Aziz, Syed Zuhaib, Niaz Muhammad, Kamran Ishfaq, Ihsan Ullah Khan, Aman Ullah, and Khalil ur Rehman Sikander. "Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth." Rawal Medical Journal 46.1 (2021), 185-188. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Aziz, S. Z., Muhammad, . N., Ishfaq, . K., Khan, . I. U., Ullah, . A. & Sikander, . K. u. R. (2021) Economic factors involved in tuberculosis growth. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 185-188.








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