Table 3

Characteristics of culture positive retreatment cases according drug resistance pattern, St. Peter’s TB Specialized Hospital, 2011
Variable N (%) Any drug resistance n (%) p-value MDR-TB n, (%) P-value
Sex
Male 235 (62.5) 154 (59) 0.03 103(59.2) 0.220
Female 141 (37.5) 107 (41) 71 (40.8)
Age(yr)
<15 7 (1.9) 5 (1.9) 0.990 4 (2.3)
15–49 330 (87.8) 235(90) 0.395 158 (90.8) 0.689
>49 39 (10.4) 21 (8) 12 (6.9) 0.333

Abate et al.

Abate et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:462   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-462

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