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Impact of socio-economic inequities on tuberculosis in a Southern European city: what is the effect of the recession?

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Introduction

Economic crises affect the population’s health, especially among the most deprived. The increase in health inequalities in this recession may have influenced the incidence of tuberculosis (TB). We analyzed the effect of socioeconomic inequities and the recession on the incidence of TB.

Methods

We conducted a population-based incidence study of TB cases in Barcelona, Spain, who started treatment between 2003 and 2015. A multilevel interrupted time seri...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.5588/ijtld.18.0110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
St Peters College
Millet, JP More by this author
Carlos III Institute of Health More from this funder
Publisher:
International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
45-51
Publication date:
2018-12-20
Acceptance date:
2018-07-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1815-7920
ISSN:
1027-3719
Pubs id:
pubs:948537
URN:
uri:d67992ac-147d-48c4-8aef-ea8e3d4c8baa
UUID:
uuid:d67992ac-147d-48c4-8aef-ea8e3d4c8baa
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pubs:948537

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