Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico

Héctor Javier Sánchez Pérez, J. A. Flores-Hernández, J. M. Jansá, J. A. Caylá, M. Martín-Mateo

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Abstract

Objectives. To estimate the prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and factors associated with PTB in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. Methods. In 1998 active case-finding was carried out among those aged over 14 years who had a cough of ≥ 15 days duration, in a convenience sample of 1894 households in 32 communities selected at random based on the level of poverty and on the level of access to health services, measured by travelling time (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)386-393
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume30
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Mexico
  • Poverty
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Risk factors

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  • Epidemiology

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Sánchez Pérez, H. J., Flores-Hernández, J. A., Jansá, J. M., Caylá, J. A., & Martín-Mateo, M. (2001). Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. International Journal of Epidemiology, 30(2), 386-393.

Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. / Sánchez Pérez, Héctor Javier; Flores-Hernández, J. A.; Jansá, J. M.; Caylá, J. A.; Martín-Mateo, M.

In: International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2001, p. 386-393.

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Sánchez Pérez, HJ, Flores-Hernández, JA, Jansá, JM, Caylá, JA & Martín-Mateo, M 2001, 'Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 386-393.
Sánchez Pérez HJ, Flores-Hernández JA, Jansá JM, Caylá JA, Martín-Mateo M. Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2001;30(2):386-393.
Sánchez Pérez, Héctor Javier ; Flores-Hernández, J. A. ; Jansá, J. M. ; Caylá, J. A. ; Martín-Mateo, M. / Pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors in areas of high levels of poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. In: International Journal of Epidemiology. 2001 ; Vol. 30, No. 2. pp. 386-393.
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