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Table 2 Knowledge about Cough Hygiene and Sputum Disposal of the patients admitted in DR-TB wards of DR-TB centers, Karnataka, India, 2016-17 (n = 30)

From: Who has to do it at the end of the day? Programme officials or hospital authorities?” Airborne infection control at drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) centres of Karnataka, India: a mixed-methods study

Sl. No Knowledge about the variables Satisfactory knowledge
n (%)
1 Cough hygiene 23 (76.7)
2 Purpose of use of surgical masks 21 (70.0)
3 Situations that demand mask usage 09 (30.0)
4 Disposal of sputum 16 (53.3)