What is it about?

Tuberculosis (TB) remains to be one of the most common causes of morbidity worldwide, but the discourse of its prevention has disproportionately singled out the occupational risks that affect healthcare workers.

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Why is it important?

In this research, we aimed to: (1) investigate the underlying factor structure of Risk Characteristics (RC), specifically the risk of nosocomial TB transmission in health care facilities; (2) estimate the effects of work-related determinants and RC on risk perception; and (3) compare occupational risk perception of contracting TB with expert risk assessment.

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This page is a summary of: The characteristics of occupational tuberculosis risk in healthcare workers, The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, May 2022, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/hpm.3489.
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