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Table 2 Attitudes toward TB

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

  Frequency Percent
Respondent believes people tend to hide when they have TB because they are afraid of what people say about them 967 95%
Respondent believes it is mainly irresponsible people who do not take their treatment who are to blame for spreading TB 918 90%
Respondent believes that people who get TB through drinking or smoking get what they deserve 724 71%
Respondent believes that if you have TB people do not respect you 520 51%