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n Africa Insight - An assessment of community members' knowledge of drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV and Aids in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa

Volume 43, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2804

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess community members' knowledge of drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV and AIDS. Accordingly, community members' knowledge of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) and HIV and AIDS was assessed in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. The study sample was made up of residents of Ward 40, Greenbushes, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. Participants in this study were at least 18 years old. There were 100 participants, 47 male and 53 female. The results revealed that female respondents were more aware and knowledgeable about DR-TB and HIV and AIDS than male respondents.

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2013-09-01
2019-10-14

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