Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 26th, 2004
"This study aims to obtain an in-depth understanding of factors that influence the health seeking behavior of TB patients, and access to tuberculosis (TB) care in counties with or without National TB Control Program (NTP) in rural China.
"Sixteen focus group discussions (FGDs) composed of TB patients and health care providers were held," investigators in China report.
"Content analysis showed perceptions that financial difficulties influence health care-seeking behavior of TB patients in both program and non-program counties. Female...
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