A Study on Social Background of the Cancer Patients in Coimbatore District
Cancer is a serious threat not just to the victim’s health, but also to the victim’s entire family. It not only disrupts the family’s socio-economic fabric but also lowers the country’s overall development status since; in order to cover the costs and repay the financial debt, cancer-stricken households must reduce their own basic necessities. The study was conducted to know the socio-economic impact of cancer and treatment-seeking behaviour of cancer patients, the data was collected through an interview conducted among 20 out-patients in Coimbatore. The study explored the result of gender, age, religion, language, nativity, employment, and bank account are socioeconomic backgrounds of cancer patients in Coimbatore.
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