This paper analyses the association between TB prevalence and household socio-economic position and to explore the mechanism underscoring this association in Zambia and reports that household socio-economic position is an important factor in TB prevalence and the inadequate food intake is one of the major mechanism underscoring this association.
Boccia D, Hargreaves J, De Stavola BL, et al. The Association between Household Socioeconomic Position and Prevalent Tuberculosis in Zambia: A Case-Control Study, 2011, Pai M, ed. PLoS ONE, 6(6):e20824. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020824.