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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of Pre- and Post-Intervention Cohorts

From: Integrating HIV care and treatment into tuberculosis clinics in Lusaka, Zambia: results from a before-after quasi-experimental study

Characteristic Pre-intervention N = 248
n (%)
Post-intervention N = 225
n (%)
p-value
Sex
 Male 149 (60.1) 119 (52.9) 0.12
 Female 99 (39.9) 106 (47.1)
Age, mean (se) 33.7 (0.7) 33.3 (0.7) 0.74
TB Registration Type
 New 211 (85.1) 192 (85.3) 0.40
 Relapse 35 (14.1) 33 (14.7)
 Treatment after Default or Failure 2 (0.8) 0 (0)
TB Anatomical Site
 Pulmonary TB 207 (83.5) 184 (81.8) 0.63
 Extra-Pulmonary TB 41 (16.5) 41 (18.2)
Clinic
 Clinic A 131 (52.8) 77 (34.2) < 0.01
 Clinic B 117 (47.2) 148 (65.8)
Linkage to care Status
 Not Linked (Not Enrolled in HIV Care, not receiving ART) 159 (64.1) 167 (74.2) 0.02
 Linked (Enrolled in HIV Care, not receiving ART) 89 (35.9) 58 (25.8)
  1. se Standard error, TB Tuberculosis, ART Antiretroviral therapy