Dataset on Patient Factors Related to Pre-treatment Delay of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Published: 22 April 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/m79n3w73jj.1
Md. Ziaul Islam


This dateset comprised of the data for the research project 'Patient factors related to pre-treatment delay of pulmonary tuberculosis: a retrospective cohort study in Bangladesh'. The study was conducted to identify the patient factors associated with pre-treatment delay of pulmonary TB in terms of delay in care seeking, diagnosis and treatment initiation for TB. This study, for the first time, has made an in-depth assessment of the types and distributions of patient factors as predictors of pre-treatment delay of TB in the country.