Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 4th, 1998
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers M.F. Cantwell and colleagues assessed what proportion of increased risk for TB is attributable to six socioeconomic factors (SES): crowding, income, poverty, public assistance, unemployment, and education ("Tuberculosis and Race/Ethnicity in the United States. Impact of Socioeconomic Status," American Journal of Respiratory, Cellular, and Molecular Biology, April 1, 1998;157(4):1016-1020).
After assigning values for the SES factors to TB cases...
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