Table 5

TB-suspicious symptoms of migrant workers by occupation
TB-suspicious symptom FW RT CW
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
N = 214 N = 200 n = 200
Cough for >2 weeks 17 (44.7) 40 (58.8) 44 (57.1)
Expectoration 14 (36.8) 19 (27.9) 35 (45.5)
Haemoptysis 0 (0.0) 5 (7.4) 12 (15.6)
Gradual loss of weight 0 (0.0) 4 (5.9) 1 (1.3)
Low grade fever 7 (18.4) 17 (25.0) 17 (22.1)
Any TB-suspicious symptom 36 (17.8) 66 (34.0) 77 (38.5)

Naing et al.

Naing et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-22

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