Table 2

Number and per cent of correct response among health profession towards all knowledge questions

The correct response to knowledge questionsNumberPer cent
MDR-TB is defined as TB that is resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin26470.0
MDR-TB is transmitted by droplet spread34591.5
MDR-TB occur when TB treatments are not properly administered35794.7
All people with MDR-TB infection may not have symptoms14839.3
A cough or chest pain is the most common symptom of pulmonary MDR-TB22158.6
Culture with drug susceptibility test is the best diagnostic methods for MDR-TB36897.6
Culture conversion is the major element to assess MDR-TB treatment cure24163.9
MDR-TB treatment takes 18 months and above20955.4
Nationally recommended MDR-TB treatment regimen16844.6
Putting on N95 can reduce the risk of MDR-TB transmission31483.3
  • MDR-TB, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis; TB, tuberculosis.