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Table 2 Percentage changes in the slope of TB non-conversion in Eden district, Western Cape Province, 2007-2013

From: Risk factors for tuberculosis smear non-conversion in Eden district, Western Cape, South Africa, 2007–2013: a retrospective cohort study

Sub-districts New TB cases Re-treatment TB cases
Slope 95 % CI p value Slope 95 % CI p value
Bitou 0.17 −0.81 to 1.15 0.6717 0.61 −2.16 to 3.39 0.5941
George −0.45 −1.87 to 0.97 0.4507 −0.55 −1.72 to 0.62 0.2796
Hessequa −0.83 −1.85 to 0.21 0.0946 −0.25 −4.86 to 4.37 0.8943
Kannaland −1.68 −3.29 to −0.07 0.0430 1.94 −2.22 to 6.09 0.285
Knysna −0.70 −2.01 to 0.61 0.2261 0.19 −1.76 to 2.16 0.8069
Mossel Bay −0.73 −2.14 to 0.67 0.2393 −0.85 −1.96 to 0.26 0.106
Oudtshoorn −0.69 −0.81 to 1.15 0.6717 −0.36 −3.16 to 2.40 0.7470
Eden District −0.60 −1.49 to 0.29 0.1421 −0.29 −1.06 to 0.48 0.3766