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Table 1 Knowledge of TB

From: TB treatment initiation and adherence in a South African community influenced more by perceptions than by knowledge of tuberculosis

Knowledge items Correct score
  Frequency Percent
TB is an African disease 469 46%
Only people who live in poverty get infected with TB 907 89%
Only people who are HIV positive get TB 907 89%
Anyone can get infected with TB because the germs are in the air 938 92%
TB can easily be cured these days if you take your treatment 1000 98%
If you have multi-drug resistant TB, it takes many months to be cured 836 82%
There is no cure at present for extremely drug resistant TB 643 63%
All people with TB develop HIV/AIDS 408 40%