Table 1

Characteristics of patients with TB in Adamawa State, Nigeria, 2010–2016

Characteristics2010201120122013201420152016
All2900264433823460282127943075
 Female1080 (37.2)974 (36.8)1326 (39.2)1359 (39.3)1061 (37.6)1016 (36.4)1146 (37.3)
 Male1820 (62.8)1670 (63.2)2016 (59.6)2101 (60.7)1760 (62.4)1778 (63.6)1929 (62.7)
Age group
 0–461 (2.1)66 (2.5)62 (1.8)77 (2.2)72 (2.6)80 (2.9)80 (2.6)
 5–14145 (5.0)107 (4.0)128 (3.8)117 (3.4)115 (4.1)89 (3.2)123 (4.0)
 15–24442 (15.2)382 (14.4)478 (14.1)462 (13.4)373 (13.2)367 (13.1)418 (13.6)
 25–34825 (28.4)750 (28.4)929 (27.5)849 (24.5)690 (24.5)692 (24.8)740 (24.1)
 35–44622 (21.4)570 (21.6)731 (21.6)752 (21.7)669 (23.7)643 (23.0)620 (20.2)
 45–54402 (13.9)334 (12.6)511 (15.1)549 (15.9)449 (15.9)434 (15.5)474 (15.4)
 55–64233 (8.0)251 (9.5)293 (8.7)324 (9.4)248 (8.8)255 (9.1)298 (9.7)
 ≥65170 (5.9)184 (7.0)250 (7.4)330 (9.5)205 (7.3)234 (8.4)322 (10.5)
TB category
 Extrapulmonary92 (3.2)156 (5.9)193 (5.7)321 (9.3)244 (8.6)238 (8.5)230 (7.5)
 Smear +ve PTB1506 (51.9)1299 (49.1)1977 (58.5)1839 (53.2)1594 (56.5)1727 (61.8)1917 (62.3)
 Smear −ve PTB1302 (44.9)1189 (45.0)1212 (35.8)1300 (37.6)983 (34.8)829 (29.7)928 (30.2)
Patient category
 New2651 (91.4)2357 (89.1)3147 (93.1)3195 (92.3)2631 (93.3)2682 (96.0)2941 (95.6)
 Relapse122 (4.2)106 (4.0)105 (3.1)119 (3.4)100 (3.5)47 (1.7)72 (2.3)
 Treatment failure18 (0.6)27 (1.0)17 (0.5)22 (0.6)15 (0.5)10 (0.4)15 (0.5)
 Loss to follow-up50 (1.7)36 (1.4)36 (1.1)26 (0.8)17 (0.6)22 (0.8)13 (0.4)
 Other59 (2.0)118 (4.5)77 (2.3)98 (2.8)58 (2.1)33 (1.2)34 (1.1)
  • PTB, pulmonary tuberculosis ; TB, tuberculosis.