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Table 4 Sputum culture conversion in only diabetic patients only matched 1:1 pre and post intervention for age, gender, sputum smear result and chest x-ray findings

From: Early interventions for diabetes related tuberculosis associate with hastened sputum microbiological clearance in Virginia, USA

Outcome 2009-10
N = 26
2013-14
N = 26
p-value
Time to culture conversion (days) 62 ± 31 42 ± 22 0.01
2 months’ culture conversion No. % 13 (50) 21 (80) 0.04