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Table 2 Reasons of missing doses of anti-TB medication

From: Non-adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment among internal migrants with pulmonary tuberculosis in Shenzhen, China: a cross-sectional study

  Missing doses in two weeks Total
1 (N = 93) 2 + (N = 167)  
n % n % n %
To avoid side effects. 2 2.15 9 5.39 11 4.23
Too busy. 41 44.09 109 65.27 150 57.69
Forgetfulness. 44 47.31 124 74.25 168 64.62
Anti-TB pills have been run out. 32 34.41 76 45.51 108 41.54
Worrying that somebody may despise me. 2 2.15 4 2.4 6 2.31
Confusing about the dose of anti-TB medicines. 0 0 1 0.6 1 0.38
Travelling to other places. 14 15.05 32 19.16 46 17.69
Others 6 6.45 7 4.19 13 5