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Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease of great antiquity. Tuberculosis lesions had been found in the A. vertebrae of Neolithic humans and Egyptian mummies as early as 3700 BC. Today, tuberculosis has become the most important communicable disease in the world. In 2011, there were an estimated 8.7 million new cases of tuberculosis (13% co-infected with HIV) and 1.4 million people died from tuberculosis, including almost one million deaths among HIV-negative individuals and 430 000 among people who were HIV-positive. TB is one of the top killers of women, with 300 000 deaths among HIV-negative women and 200 000 deaths among HIV-positive women in 2011. The present study aims to find out the Study on Awareness of Tuberculosis with Particular Reference to Cuddalore District. A sample of 100 respondents selected randomly were studied. Primary data were collected by using a structured interview scheduled. All the respondents were asked the some questions in the same fashion and they were informed the purpose of study. Cross tabulation and Chi-square analysis were applied to test the hypotheses. The findings and observations are the result and outcome of the interpretations made during the study of analysis.

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Abdul Jaleel, & Dr. S. Allahbaksh. (2019). A Study on Awareness of Tuberculosis with Particular Reference to Cuddalore District . History Research Journal, 5(6), 348-365. Retrieved from https://journals.eduindex.org/index.php/hrj/article/view/11573