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Table 2 Observed drug resistance in new, previously treated (PT) and all tuberculosis cases in different provinces in China

From: Prevalence of tuberculosis drug resistance in 10 provinces of China

Province Resistance to
  Any drug Rifampcin Isoniazid Ethambutol Streptomycin MDR-TB
  New PT All New PT All New PT All New PT All New PT All New PT All
Henan (1996) 35.0 66.0 51.4 14.6 43.5 23.9 24.0 48.8 37.1 7.7 18.9 13.6 26.0 50.7 39.1 10.8 34.4 23.3
Shandong 17.6 50.0 23.4 3.8 23.2 7.2 11.3 40.5 22.4 1.7 10.5 6.8 12.2 34.5 25.9 2.9 19.6 5.9
Zhejiang 14.8 59.3 21.6 6.4 44.4 12.2 11.2 51.4 17.5 4.7 18.0 6.8 8.9 34.2 12.8 4.5 34.5 9.0
Guangdong 18.0 33.7 20.2 7.1 19.9 8.7 11.4 22.3 12.5 3.6 7.8 4 9.3 16.9 10.1 5.3 15.7 6.6
Hubei 17.5 44.5 23.3 3.8 26.9 8.8 9.7 33.2 14.8 0.6 8.8 2.4 11.4 25.6 14.5 2.1 21.8 6.4
Liaoning 42.1 55.8 43.3 11.4 29.1 13.1 25.3 41.9 26.9 3.8 14.0 4.8 34.1 41.9 34.8 10.4 24.2 11.7
Henan (2001) 29.8 60.8 35.5 9.6 42.6 15.5 17.0 47.2 22.4 4.3 18.1 6.8 22.2 43.0 25.9 7.8 36.6 12.9
Inner Mongolia 35.7 65.3 44.8 9.6 45.3 20.5 20.3 56.5 30.3 8.9 31.8 15.3 21.3 29.9 23.7 7.0 36.8 16.1
Beijing 17.9 35.1 20.1 4.2 14.9 5.6 8.7 24.7 10.8 4.1 9.1 4.8 9.1 21.4 10.7 2.3 11.7 3.5
Shanghai 15.4 27.5 17.9 4.8 15.0 7.0 11.7 21.5 13.3 3.0 10.0 4.5 8.1 12.5 9.0 3.9 12.5 5.7
Heilongjiang 36.1 67.9 42.8 10.6 40.4 16.9 16.9 48.0 23.6 5.9 24.5 9.8 24.3 32.3 26.0 7.2 30.4 12.1
Weighted mean* 24.3 51.8 29.5 7.2 31.5 11.8 14.0 39.2 19.6 3.3 14.5 6.0 16.4 31.1 20.5 5.4 25.6 9.3
  1. * the weighted mean for the 10 provinces excludes 1996 Henan data