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Table 1 Relationship between study findings and categories from theoretical framework

From: Barriers and facilitators of adherence to TB treatment in patients on concomitant TB and HIV treatment: a qualitative study

Theoretical framework Related study findings
Accessibility of health care Challenges of DOT
Evaluation of health care Interaction with health personnel
Perception of symptoms and threat of disease Beliefs about TB, TB treatment and co-infection
Social network characteristics Social support, Stigma
Knowledge about disease Beliefs about TB and co-infection
Demographic characteristics (social status, income and education) Lack of food (poverty related)
Regimen factors Pill burden, Side effects
Health care related factors Interaction with health personnel, Challenges of DOT