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Table 1 Sex differences in TB notification data from ten townships in Yangon

From: Are current case-finding methods under-diagnosing tuberculosis among women in Myanmar? An analysis of operational data from Yangon and the nationwide prevalence survey

Variable Female Male Total Proportion Female (95 % CI)
Patients 415 956 1371 30 % (28–33)
Township     
 Hliang 21 50 71 30 % (19–41)
 Hliang Tharyar 88 152 240 37 % (31–43)
 Insein 66 123 189 35 % (28–42)
 Mayangone 21 47 68 31 % (20–42)
 Mingaladon 49 119 168 29 % (22–36)
 North Dagon 26 79 105 25 % (17–33)
 North Okkalapa 63 155 218 29 % (23–35)
 Shwe Pyi Thar 33 75 108 31 % (22–40)
 South Okkalapa 33 101 134 25 % (18–32)
 Thingangyun 15 55 70 21 % (11–31)
Month of diagnosis     
 October 2014 71 151 222 32 % (26–38)
 November 2014 55 154 209 26 % (20–32)
 December 2014 67 129 196 34 % (27–41)
 January 2015 69 161 230 30 % (24–36)
 February 2015 93 158 251 37 % (31–43)
 March 2015 60 203 263 23 % (18–28)
Age group     
 18–24 90 93 183 49 % (42–56)
 25–34 95 237 332 29 % (24–34)
 35–44 77 249 326 24 % (19–29)
 45–54 63 199 262 24 % (19–29)
 55–64 42 111 153 27 % (20–34)
 Above 64 48 67 115 42 % (33–51)
Smear-microscopy grade     
 Scanty 36 68 104 35 % (26–44)
 1+ 129 324 453 28 % (24–32)
 2+ 85 162 247 34 % (28–40)
 3+ 162 389 551 29 % (25–33)
 Unknown 3 13 16 19 % (0–38)