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Table 3 Clinical and demographic profile of patients with presumptive MDR-TB, District Bhopal, India (2014)a

From: High pre-diagnosis attrition among patients with presumptive MDR-TB: an operational research from Bhopal district, India

Variable Patients with presumptive MDR-TB
Number Percentage
Total 770 100
Age (years)
 • <14 7 1
 • 14-44 513 67
 • 45-64 203 27
 • ≥65 47 6
Gender
 • Male 520 68
 • Female 250 33
Health facility
 • Primary/Secondary level 362 47
 • District level 273 36
 • Medical college 135 18
Presumptive MDR-TB criteria
 • Previously treated TB 635 83
   Recurrent 251 33
   Treatment after Loss to follow up 51 7
   Treatment after Failure 22 3
   Others 311 40
 • Follow up smear positives 132 17
 • New patient with TB/HIV 3 0
 • New pulmonary TB withknown MDR-TB contact 0 0
Site of Tuberculosis
 • Extra pulmonary 89 12
 Pulmonary – smear negative 248 32
 • Pulmonary – smear positive 433 56
Quarter
 • January – March 2014 101 13
 • April – June 2014b 238 31
 • July – September 2014 223 29
 • October – December 2014 208 27
  1. a MDR-TB Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis, TB Tuberculosis, HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus bLPA was used as DST for smear positive patient; Cb-NAAT was introduced as DST for smear negative patient in quarter 2