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Table 2 TB symptoms experienced by TB patients attending Felegehiwot Referral Hospital in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

From: Time to first consultation, diagnosis and treatment of TB among patients attending a referral hospital in Northwest, Ethiopia

Smear-positive N (%) Smear-negative N (%) EPTB N (%)
Cough 42 (100) Fever 77 (98.7) Night sweating 80 (98.8)
Night sweating 41 (97.6) Night sweating 76 (97.4) Fever 74 (91.4)
Loss of appetite 41 (97.6) Loss of appetite 74 (94.9) Weight loss 71 (87.7)
Weight loss 40 (95.2) Weight loss 72 (92.3) Loss of appetite 68 (84.0)
Fever 40 (95.2) Chest pain 70 (89.7) Malaise 60 (74.1)
Chest pain 39 (92.5) Cough 69 (88.5) Rheumatic pain 47 (58.0)
Dyspnea 38 (90.5) Dyspnea 61 (78.2) Chest pain 5 (6.2)
Malaise 33 (78.6) Malaise 50 (64.1) Cough 3 (3.7)
Haemoptysis 18 (42.9) Haemoptysis 15 (19.2)   
Rheumatic pain 1 (2.4) Rheumatic pain 6 (7.7)