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Risk factors among defaulters in the urban leprosy control centre of Thaketa Township in the city of Yangon, Myanmar, 1986.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1479874     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A total of 884 registered cases from the city of Yangon were retrospectively analysed. The defaulter proportion among cases registered for treatment at the Thaketa Health Centre was 34.16%. It was established that patient sex and occupation are not a factor in defaulting. Paucibacillary cases and cases with no disability are more likely to default.
T Myint; M T Htoon; M Win; C Yin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Leprosy review     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0305-7518     ISO Abbreviation:  Lepr Rev     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-11     Completed Date:  1993-02-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243711     Medline TA:  Lepr Rev     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Myanmar.
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MeSH Terms
Leprosy / drug therapy*
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors
Treatment Refusal*

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