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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of notified cases between April 2017 and June 2019 in 138 counties

From: Effect of using electronic medication monitors on tuberculosis treatment outcomes in China: a longitudinal ecological study

Characteristics N (%)
Total 69 678 100.0
Sociodemographic
 Elderly (≥ 65 years)
  No 52 351 75.1
  Yes 17 327 24.9
 Gender
  Male 47 650 68.4
  Female 22 028 31.6
 Occupation
  Unemployed 12 858 18.5
  Employed 56 820 81.5
 Migranta
  Yes 12 584 18.1
  No 57 094 81.9
Clinical
 PTB
  Yes 59 770 85.8
  No 9908 14.2
 Classification
  Bacteriologically confirmed 32 540 46.7
  Clinically diagnosed 37 138 53.3
 Category
  New 64 500 92.6
  Previously treated 5178 7.4
 Testing for DR-TB
  Not testing 41 009 58.9
  PDST 8949 12.8
  MDST 19 720 28.3
  1. Column percentages
  2. EMM Electronic medication monitor, DR-TB Drug resistance TB, PDST Phenotypic drug susceptibility tests, PTB Pulmonary TB, MDST Molecular drug susceptibility tests, TB Tuberculosis
  3. aMigrant defined as person staying in the same prefecture for less than 6 months
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