AbstractOBJECTIVE: to understand the process of adherence to the treatment of tuberculosis in Primary Health Care and to build an explaining theoretical model allusive to the phenomenon. METHOD: qualitative research, in the light of the Grounded Theory, under the Straussian strand. For data collection, individual interviews will be carried out in depth, from the triggering of guiding questions. After this stage, the data will be organized in the NVivo ® software, version 12, a nd will be analyzed by means of the Straussian coding system: open, axial and integration and, after processed, they will be interpreted according to the theoretical framework of Symbolic Interactionism.
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