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Table 2 Practitioners related reasons for not participating in the study, Mysore, Karnataka, 2014 (N = 103)

From: Mandatory TB notification in Mysore city, India: Have we heard the private practitioner’s plea?

S.No Reasons N (%)
1 We generally do not diagnose or treat TB casesa 64(62)
2 We are specialists and do not deal with TB casesa 37(36)
3 We refer all TB cases to Government hospitals, we do not treat TB patientsa 88(85)
4 Could not interact to practitioners as they were busy 2(2)
5 Practitioners not present at health facilities 3(3)
6 Our privacy will be intrudeda 35(34)
  1. amultiple responses