Kacha houses are made from low quality materials such as mud, straw, wood, and dry leaves.
Pacca houses are made from substantial high quality materials such as brick, cement, stone, and concrete.
We extend sincere thanks to the district TB Program officials and staff for their support during data collection. We are grateful to all study participants who spared their time for interviews. The principal author accredits the support of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan for the award of a Ph.D. scholarship. The authors also extend thanks to Howard Goldman for proof reading of the manuscript. The data and materials used in this study are available from the corresponding author on request.
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