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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for Nepali districts

From: Finding gaps in TB notifications: spatial analysis of geographical patterns of TB notifications, associations with TB program efforts and social determinants of TB risk in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan

Variable N Meana SD Min Max Missing Nationalb
       N %  
Population 75 364,160 304,925 5284 1,931,225 0 0.0 27,311,978
Case notification 75 494 572 4 3642 0 0.0 37,025
Case notification rate 75 110 49 31 227 0 0.0 136
Healthcare access
 Facility density (per 100,000 population) 75 98.9 73.6 24.7 530.0 0 0.0 65.6
 Under-five mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 75c 64 9 55 82 0 0.0 N/A
 Vaccination coverage (%) 75c 88.9 4.7 79.8 97.4 0 0.0 N/A
Socio-economic status
 Poverty headcount ratio (%) 75 27.7 13.4 4.0 64.1 0 0.0 N/A
 Literacy rate (%) 75 58.1 10.6 34.6 87.3 0 0.0 N/A
Demography
 Stunting (%) 75c 43.4 9.7 31.3 59.5 0 0.0 N/A
 Sex ratio (male: female) 75 92.7 9.0 76.0 127.3 0 0.0 N/A
 Population density (per km2) 75 312 590 3 4416 0 0.0 N/A
 Ageing index (elders per 100 persons under 15)d 74 16.3 6.1 6.2 35.5 1 1.3 N/A
 Miners 75c 1 0.5 0.3 1.7 0 0.0 N/A
 Migrant distribution (%) 75c 35.9 5.0 26.0 39.3 0 0.0 N/A
TB programme efforts
 Bacteriologically confirmed (%) 75 72.2 12.8 22.2 100.0 0 0.0 70.3
 Treatment success rate (%) 74 92.4 4.8 81.7 100.0 1 1.3 90.7
  1. aUnweighted mean of districts. bWeighted national average. cData were available on the regional level only
  2. N/A: National average could not be calculated due to lack of denominator. d The number of elders per 100 persons younger than 15