Table 1

Knowledge of TB

Knowledge items

Correct score


Frequency

Percent


TB is an African disease

469

46%

Only people who live in poverty get infected with TB

907

89%

Only people who are HIV positive get TB

907

89%

Anyone can get infected with TB because the germs are in the air

938

92%

TB can easily be cured these days if you take your treatment

1000

98%

If you have multi-drug resistant TB, it takes many months to be cured

836

82%

There is no cure at present for extremely drug resistant TB

643

63%

All people with TB develop HIV/AIDS

408

40%


Cramm et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:72   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-72

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