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Table 2 Characteristics of tuberculosis cases identified by active and passive case finding strategies in Yunnan, 2013–2015

From: Role of community-based active case finding in screening tuberculosis in Yunnan province of China

CharacteristicACF*PCF*χ2P value
Number of cases (n)Proportion (%)Number of cases (n)Proportion (%)  
All66 456   
Sex
 male3857.630566.92.20.14
 female2842.415133.1  
Age (years)
  < 1511.561.3 <  0.01ǁ
 15–3469.111024.1  
 35–641725.824654.0  
  ≥ 654263.69420.6  
Occupation
 children/students/teachers57.6194.2 <  0.01ǁ
 farmer/worker69.140288.2  
 medical staff00.020.4  
 government employees00.051.1  
 retired3350.0214.6  
 unemployed2030.300.0  
 others23.071.5  
Ethnicity
 Han5887.943495.24.40.04ǂ
 Other Minority812.1224.8  
Sputum smear
 negative5481.832671.53.10.08
 positive1218.213028.5  
Category of treatment
 new case5684.944296.916.5<  0.01ǂ
 retreatment1015.1143.1  
  1. *ACF = active case finding, PCF = passive case finding
  2. ǁ Fisher’s exact test
  3. ǂ Continuity correction