Table 3

Screening for TB among PNC Clients
Observations
History asked on symptoms and signs Baseline (N=95) % Endline (N=96) %
Persistent cough for three or more weeks with or without blood stained sputum 3 64**
Chest pain 2 51**
Close contact with a case of TB 1 44**
Loss of body weight 1 38**
Intermittent fever and night sweats 1 41**
Clients observed to have been asked at least ONE 4 66**
Clients observed to have been asked all the FIVE signs/symptoms 0 21**
Clients suspected to have TB and referred for TB test 0 3

Notes: TB: tuberculosis; PNC: post-natal care; Differences between baseline and end line are statistically significant at: *p<0.05; **p<0.01.

Ndwiga et al.

Ndwiga et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:99   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-99

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