Table 1

Demographic characteristics by county.

Selective DOT County

Universal DOT County

TB Patients

General Population

p-value

TB Patients

General Population

p-value

Demographic

(n = 1,194)

(n = 512)


Age (years)

<5

2%

8%

<0.0001

1%

8%

<0.0001

5 - 17

3%

20%

2%

20%

18 - 64

85%

64%

84%

64%

≥65

10%

8%

12%

8%

Sex

Male

66%

50%

<0.0001

67%

49%

<0.0001

Female

34%

50%

33%

51%

Race/ethnicity

Black

42%

20%

<0.0001

29%

13%

<0.0001

Hispanic

29%

30%

24%

20%

White

17%

44%

31%

62%

Asian

11%

4%

15%

4%

Other

0%

2%

1%

1%


Moonan et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-19

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