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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of individuals with previously diagnosed diabetes and those identified with RBS > 200 mg/dl through screening in the private-sector in Karachi, Pakistan, from July 2016 to July 2018

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

 Total
n (%)
RBS > 200
n (%)
Known case of DM
n (%)
p-value
Sex38241428 (37.3%)2396 (62.7%)< 0.005
 Male2202777 (35.3%)1425 (64.7%) 
 Female1622651 (40.1%)971 (59.9%) 
Age   < 0.001
 15–208546 (54.1%)39 (45.9%) 
 20–39673328 (48.7%)345 (51.3%) 
 40–591892696 (36.8%)1196 (63.2%) 
  > 601175358 (30.5%)817 (69.5%) 
Source of referral   < 0.001
 Community Camps1288430 (33.4%)858 (66.6%) 
 Others (hospitals, NGOs)331108 (32.6%)223 (67.4%) 
 Sefl-referred903268 (29.7%)635 (70.3%) 
 Private provider1302622 (47.8%)680 (52.2%) 
TB diagnosis   < 0.001
 No TB detected34491373 (39.8%)2076 (60.2%) 
 MTB + ve24128 (11.6%)213 (88.4%) 
 Clinical diagnosis13426 (19.4%)108 (80.6%) 
Total TB37554 (14.4%)321 (85.6%)