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Table 2 Characteristics of TB patients attending the DOTS services

From: Treatment outcomes of patients with tuberculosis in war affected region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Characteristics Type of TB n (%)  
Sex Smear positive PTB Smear negative PTB EPTB Total n (%)
 Male 120 (50.63) 39 (16.45) 78 (32.91) 237 (46.01)
 Female 132 (47.47) 43 (15.46) 103 (37.05) 278 (53.98)
Age
 0–20 74 (40.00) 39 (21.01) 72 (38.91) 185 (35.92)
 21–40 100 (52.91) 23 (12.16) 66 (34.92) 189 (36.69)
 41–60 46 (56.09) 8 (9.15) 28 (34.14) 82 (15.92)
 ≥ 61 32 (54.23) 12 (20.33) 15 (25.42) 59 (11.45)
TB patient category
 New 234 (47.46) 79 (16.02) 180 (36.51) 493 (95.72)
 Relapse 8 (80.03) 2 (20.00) 0 (0.00) 10 (1.94)
 Other 10 (83.33) 1 (8.33) 1 (8.33) 12 (2.33)
Treatment category
 Category-I 243 (48.31) 79 (15.70) 181 (36.51) 503 (97.66)
 Category-II 9 (75.00) 3 (25.00) 0 (0.00) 12 (2.33)
Treatment year
 2011 50 (43.10) 26 (22.41) 40 (34.48) 116 (22.52)
 2012 59 (50.00) 17 (14.40) 42 (35.59) 118 (22.91)
 2013 64 (53.33) 19 (15.83) 37 (30.83) 120 (23.3 0)
 2014 79 (49.11) 20 (12.42) 62 (38.5) 161 (31.26)
 Total 252 (48.93) 82 (15.92) 181 (35.14) 515
  1. Abbreviations: PTB Pulmonary TB, EPTB Extra-pulmonary TB