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dc.contributor.authorMuthuvel, T
dc.contributor.authorGovindarajulu, S
dc.contributor.authorIsaakidis, P
dc.contributor.authorShewade, HD
dc.contributor.authorRokade, V
dc.contributor.authorSingh, R
dc.contributor.authorKamble, S
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-17T14:19:21Z
dc.date.available2018-05-17T14:19:21Z
dc.date.issued2017-01-12
dc.date.submitted2018-05-16
dc.identifier.citation"I Wasted 3 Years, Thinking It's Not a Problem": Patient and Health System Delays in Diagnosis of Leprosy in India: A Mixed-Methods Study. 2017, 11 (1):e0005192 PLoS Negl Trop Disen
dc.identifier.issn1935-2735
dc.identifier.pmid28081131
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pntd.0005192
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/619135
dc.description.abstractWorldwide, leprosy is one of the major causes of preventable disability. India contributes to 60% of global leprosy burden. With increasing numbers of leprosy with grade 2 disability (visible disability) at diagnosis, we aimed to determine risk factors associated with grade 2 disability among new cases and explore patients and providers' perspectives into reasons for late presentation.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen
dc.subject.meshAdulten
dc.subject.meshAwarenessen
dc.subject.meshCase-Control Studiesen
dc.subject.meshEvaluation Studies as Topicen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, Practiceen
dc.subject.meshHealth Personnelen
dc.subject.meshHumansen
dc.subject.meshIndiaen
dc.subject.meshLeprosyen
dc.subject.meshMaleen
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden
dc.subject.meshSurveys and Questionnairesen
dc.subject.meshTime Factorsen
dc.title"I Wasted 3 Years, Thinking It's Not a Problem": Patient and Health System Delays in Diagnosis of Leprosy in India: A Mixed-Methods Studyen
dc.identifier.journalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T13:54:30Z
html.description.abstractWorldwide, leprosy is one of the major causes of preventable disability. India contributes to 60% of global leprosy burden. With increasing numbers of leprosy with grade 2 disability (visible disability) at diagnosis, we aimed to determine risk factors associated with grade 2 disability among new cases and explore patients and providers' perspectives into reasons for late presentation.


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