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Table 4 Relevant diagnostic test among TB suspects in two survey rounds

From: Barriers to accessing TB diagnosis for rural-to-urban migrants with chronic cough in Chongqing, China: A mixed methods study

  X-ray examination Sputum smear test
  Prescribed by doctor % (N) Actual take-up % (N) Prescribed by doctor % (N) Actual take-up % (N)
First survey 61.0(613) 65.4 (401) 19.1 (192) 26.1 (44)
Follow-up survey 38.7 (92) 91.1 (82) 15.2 (36) 83.3 (30)