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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of tuberculosis (TB) patients.

From: Patient-centred tuberculosis treatment delivery under programmatic conditions in Tanzania: a cohort study

  Historic PCT P-value
  n= 1417* n= 1208*  
District    <0.001
   Arusha 394 (27.8) 495 (41.0)  
   Kahama 394 (27.8) 329 (27.2)  
   Mfindi 629 (44.4) 384 (31.8)  
Female 667 (47.1) 563 (41.9) 0.812
Age group    
   <25 292(20.6) 241 (20.0) 0.796
   25-34 471 (33.2) 390(32.3)  
   35-44 323(22.8) 260(21.5)  
   >= 45 323(22.8) 290(24.0)  
   Missing 8(0.6) 27(2.2)  
Type of TB    0.020
   New smear-positive 548 (38.7) 484 (40.1)  
   New smear-negative 473 (33.4) 345 (28.6)  
   New EPTB 396 (27.9) 379 (31.4)  
  1. *All data are n (%).
  2. PCT, patient centred treatment; EPTB, extra pulmonary tuberculosis.