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Table 1 Variables and themes of questions in the questionnaire

From: Determinant factors for loss to follow-up in drug-resistant tuberculosis patients: the importance of psycho-social and economic aspects

Variables Themes of questions
Negative attitude towards treatment Lack of awareness
  Myths and misbeliefs regarding disease
  Adverse drug and treatment effects
  Duration and schedule of medication conflicting with daily activities
Limitation of social support Stigma and discrimination
  Lack of family and social support
Dissatisfaction with health service Behavior of service provider
Limitation of economic status Conflicting timing of job and treatment
  Unemployment and financial constraints
  Late of enablers payment from the government