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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of individuals with TB tested for diabetes using HbA1c and numbers needed to test (NNT) to identify one case of diabetes

From: Engagement of private healthcare providers for case finding of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in Pakistan

 Total TB Cases Tested for DM
n (%)
Normal
n (%)
Pre-Diabetes
n (%)
Newly Diagnosed DM cases
n (%)
NNTP Value
Total63122755 (44%)2041 (32%)1516 (24%)4.16 
Sex
 Male33471461 (43.7%)1052 (31.4%)834 (24.9%)4.010.122
 Female29651294 (43.6%)989 (33.4%)682 (23%)4.35 
Age (years)
 15–20885462 (52.2%)318 (35.9%)105 (11.9%)8.43< 0.001
 20–3924071309 (54.4%)739 (30.7%)359 (14.9%)6.70 
 40–591750593 (33.9%)544 (31.1%)613 (35%)2.85 
  > 601270391 (30.8%)440 (34.6%)439 (34.6%)2.92 
TB diagnosis
 MTB+30091269 (42.2%)1024 (34%)716 (23.8%)4.200.017
 Clinically diagnosed33031486 (45%)1017 (30.8%)800 (24.2%)4.13 
Past History of TB
 No (New case)50932226 (43.7%)1649 (32.4%)1218 (23.9%)4.180.927
 Yes (Re-treatment1219529 (43.4%)392 (32.2%)298 (24.4%)4.09