Table 1

General information about the three districts studied in Nepal (2006/07 data)

Urban Kathmandu

Kapilvastu District

Baglung District


Population

1,250,000

540,000

290,000


Geography

Urban

Plain

Hill


Surface Area (km2)

395

1738

1784


Number of DOTS facilities

73

85

66


Case finding rate (%)

41

49

46


Treatment success (%)

84

84

85


Lewis and Newell BMC Public Health 2009 9:190   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-190

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