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Table 3 Comparison of frequency of additional drug resistance in MDR and non-MDR TB patients at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Chest Clinic, Accra

From: A cross-sectional study of tuberculosis drug resistance among previously treated patients in a tertiary hospital in Accra, Ghana: public health implications of standardized regimens

Characteristic Non-MDR-TB (N = 81) MDR-TB (N = 31) P value
Streptomycin resistance    < 0.001
 Yes 20 (24.7%) 23 (74.2%)  
 No 61 (75.3%) 8 (25.8%)  
Ethambutol resistance    <  0.001
 Yes 1 (1.2%) 7 (22.6%)  
 No 80 (98.8%) 24 (77.4%)  
  1. MDR-TB multidrug resistant tuberculosis