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Mapping tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Ethiopia

Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Viney, Kerri; Gray, Darren; McBryde, Emma; Wagnew, Maereg; Clements, Archie

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Background Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from an infectious disease in Ethiopia, killing more than 30 thousand people every year. This study aimed to determine whether the rates of poor TB treatment outcome varied geographically across Ethiopia at district and zone levels and whether such variability was associated with socioeconomic, behavioural, health care access, or climatic conditions. Methods A geospatial analysis was conducted using national TB data reported to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212812
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-019-4099-8
Access Rights: Open Access

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