Table 1

Distribution of patients with TB according to key variables (N=5257)

VariableAge group (in years)Total
15–19 (n=2527)
No (%)
20–24 (n=2730)
No (%)
N=5257
No
Sex
 Male1102 (43.6)1358 (49.7)2460
 Female1425 (56.4)1372 (50.3)2797
Type of TB
 Pulmonary1510 (59.8)1578 (57.8)3088
 Extrapulmonary1017 (40.2)1152 (42.2)2169
Category of treatment
 I2167 (85.8)2230 (81.7)4397
 II360 (14.2)500 (18.3)860
History of TB
 Yes397 (15.7)538 (19.7)935
 No2130 (84.3)2192 (80.3)4322
Type of patient
 New2167 (85.8)2230 (81.7)4397
 Relapse100 (3.9)161 (5.9)261
 Treatment after default76 (3.0)99 (3.6)175
 Failure27 (1.1)22 (0.8)49
 Others157 (6.2)218 (8.0)375
Sputum smear (n=3088)
 Positive864 (57.2)948 (60.1)1812
 Negative646 (42.8)630 (39.9)1276
HIV status
 Positive3 (0.1)5 (0.2)8
 Negative2102 (83.2)2181 (79.9)4283
 Unknown422 (16.7)544 (19.9)966
  • Column percentages are presented as proportions.

  • TB, tuberculosis.