Association of Knowledge and Attitude of Tuberculosis Among Patients in Ethiopia
International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science
Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019, Pages: 65-69
Received: Aug. 23, 2019; Accepted: Nov. 5, 2019; Published: Nov. 13, 2019
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Yenew Alemu Mihret, Department of Statistics, Injibara University, Injibara, Ethiopia
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Background: Tuberculosis is a disease of poverty, mainly affecting young adults in their most productive years. The aim of this study was to identify the association of knowledge and attitude of Tuberculosis in Ethiopia and to study the relationship between TB and independent variables. The source of data is obtained from 2011 EDHS. During the analysis stage, SPSS version 23, Stata version 14 and Microsoft-Excel are used as tools of analysis. Out of 14,104 households, only 4.2% households did not heard about TB. In general education level, current marital status, region and wealth index are significant factor to association of knowledge and attitude of tuberculosis among patients in Ethiopia.
Knowledge, Attitude, Binary Logistic, Tuberculosis, Ethiopia
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Yenew Alemu Mihret, Association of Knowledge and Attitude of Tuberculosis Among Patients in Ethiopia, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2019, pp. 65-69. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20190504.12
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