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

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


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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.

RESULTS: 175 subjects were diagnosed with active tuberculosis, and the incidence of tuberculosis was 92.55/100 per thousand. There were 32 smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients, and the incidence was 17.4/100 per thousand. Males, farmers and workers, diabetes, family history of tuberculosis, smoking, drinking were risk factors for tuberculosis.

CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of tuberculosis in Mianyang city is similar with the whole country. Male, farmers and workers, diabetes, family history of tuberculosis, smoking, and drinking maybe the risk factors of tuberculosis.

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: Find out the epidemical situation of tuberculosis in Mianyang city, and master the risk factors of tuberculosis.

DISCLOSURE: The following authors have nothing to disclose: Wei Huang

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