Table 1

Characteristics of patients diagnosed with pulmonary TB or TB pleurisy whose data were captured from health facility medical records and social insurance systems from nine counties in China, 2015

CharacteristicPatients with TB diagnosis
n (%)
Total5606 (100)
Age (years)
 <1536 (0.6)
 15–644178 (74.5)
 ≥651392 (24.8)
Gender
 Female1688 (30.1)
 Male3918 (69.9)
Recording system*
 Health facilities3358 (59.9)
 Social insurance systems896 (16.0)
 Both1352 (24.1)
Type of TB
 Pleurisy271 (4.8)
 PTB5335 (95.2)
Region
 Eastern1719  (30.7)
  Danyang, Jiangsu459  (8.2)
  Minhang, Shanghai839  (15.0)
  Jiangshan, Zhejiang421  (7.5)
 Central2573  (45.9)
  Weishi, Henan710  (12.7)
  Wuchang, Heilongjiang1108  (19.8)
  Qiaokou, Hubei755  (13.5)
 Western1314 (23.4)
  Pingguo, Guangxi416  (7.4)
  Jiangyou, Sichuan685  (12.2)
  Dongchuan, Yunnan213  (3.8)
  • *Source of information on TB diagnosis.

  • PTB, pulmonary TB; TB, tuberculosis.