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Chest Infections: Chest Infections |

A Study on Epidemical Situation and Risk Factors of Tuberculosis in Mianyang City of Sichuan Province

Wei Huang, MD
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West China Hospital of Sichuan University, ChengDu, China


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A76. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.081
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: To investigate the epidemical situation of tuberculosis in Mianyang city, and investigate its risk factors to provide scientific evidence for tuberculosis prevention and management.

METHODS: A stratified cluster random sampling method was applied and 184 094 residents were recruited in the study. The prevalence of tuberculosis was analyzed by questionnaires, physical examinations, X-ray, and laboratory tests. The risk factors of tuberculosis were analyzed by binary logistic regression method.

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