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UNDERNUTRITION AMONG PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS IN WEST TRIPURA: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY.

Mousumi Sarkar*, Subrata Baidya and Himadri Bhattacharya

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Title: Undernutrition Among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in West Tripura: A Cross Sectional Study. Introduction: Tuberculosis is associated with various socioeconomic factors such as poverty, poor housing and economic deprivation which lead to poor nutritional status and impaired immune function. In the 21st century, tuberculosis is still the most frequent underlying cause of wasting worldwide. Objectives: To study the prevalence of under nutrition and social determinants of undernutrition among PTB patients. Methodology: A cross sectional study was conducted among 110 PTB patients in West District of Tripura by using a semi structured interview schedule. Result: Prevalence of under nutrition was 59.1% among PTB patients in West district of Tripura. In logistic regression model Undernutrition had statistically strong association with caste, income, social status and duration of treatment. Conclusion: Under nutrition was highly prevalent among PTB patients in West district of Tripura. Nutritional support is needed for PTB patients along with treatment.

Keywords: UNDERNUTRITION, PTB.


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