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Table 5 Categories and subcategories the data derived from interview

From: Experiences of the parents caring for their children during a tuberculosis outbreak in high school: a qualitative study



Number of patients (%)

High psychological pressure

Fear of disease treatment

22 (100)

Worried about their education


Worried about prognosis


Negative emotions


Impacted daily life

Interruption of the normal work

20 (90.1)

Increased economic burden


Lack of energy


Lack of knowledge

Weak awareness of TB

21 (95.5)

Lack of knowledge of disease


Lack of policy information