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Table 2 Patient’s willingness to receive tuberculosis treatment management (%)

From: Is tuberculosis patients management improved in the integrated TB control model in West China? A survey in Guizhou Province, China

Categories Willing Perfect means of management Unwilling Reasons for unwilling
Telephone Message Home visit Other means Social stigma Unnecessary Inconvenient Other reasons
Management in intensive phase (n = 637) 387 (60.80) 347 (89.7) 9 (2.3) 105 (27.1) 1 (0.3) 250 (39.2) 115 (46.0) 116 (46.4) 23 (9.2) 1 (0.4)
Management in continuation phase (n = 636) 387 (60.8) 349 (90.2) 8 (2.1) 93 (24.0) 1 (0.3) 249 (39.2) 113 (45.4) 118 (47.4) 21 (8.4) 1 (0.4)
Remind of follow-up (n = 620) 562 (90.6) 535 (95.2) 6 (1.1) 84 (14.9) 1 (0.2) 58 (9.4) 15 (25.9) 25 (43.1) 4 (6.9) 10 (17.2)
Management on missed dose (n = 612) 547 (89.4) 501 (91.6) 16 (2.9) 104 (19.0) 10 (1.8) 65 (10.6) 15 (23.1) 38 (58.5) 5 (7.7) 6 (9.2)
Management on interrupted treatment (n = 617) 554 (89.8) 501 (90.4) 15 (2.7) 111 (20.0) 10 (1.8) 63 (10.2) 14 (22.2) 41 (65.1) 5 (7.9) 2 (3.2)