Mining and Risk of Tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa
March 21, 2011
The goal of the current study was to estimate the relationship between mining and TB among sub-Saharan African countries.
Multivariate regression was used to estimate the contribution of mining activity to TB incidence, prevalence, and mortality, as well as rates of people co-infected with TB and HIV; economic, health system, and population confounders were controlled for.
American Journal of Public Health
03.2011; Vol. 101; No. 3: P. 524-530; David Stuckler, PhD, MPH; Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD; Martin McKee, MD, DSc; Mark Lurie, PhD
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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