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Table 2 Sample characteristics of notified TB cases by residency

From: Tuberculosis among economic migrants: a cross-sectional study of the risk of poor treatment outcomes and impact of a treatment adherence intervention among temporary residents in an urban district in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

 Total N (%)Permanent residents, KT1 N (%)Intra-province, KT2 N (%)Long-term, inter-province KT3 N (%)Short-term, inter-province KT4 N (%)Temporary residents, KT2-KT4 N (%)
Total5502 (100)4258 (77)170 (3)340 (6)734 (13)1244 (23)
Sex
 Male3791 (69)3000 (70)107 (63)230 (68)454 (62)791 (64)
 Female1711 (31)1258 (30)63 (37)110 (32)280 (38)453 (36)
Age
  < 25 years829 (15)529 (12)29 (17)62 (18)209 (29)300 (24)
 25–34 years1331 (24)906 (21)44 (26)108 (32)273 (37)425 (34)
 35–44 years1123 (20)904 (21)33 (19)65 (19)121 (17)219 (18)
 45–54 years1120 (20)953 (22)30 (18)66 (19)71 (10)167 (13)
  > 55 years1087 (20)955 (22)34 (20)39 (11)59 (8)132 (11)
Treatment outcome
 Success4630 (84)3587 (85)137 (81)295 (87)611 (83)1043 (83)
 Cure2598 (47)2032 (48)75 (44)172 (51)319 (43)566 (46)
 Complete2032 (37)1555 (37)62 (36)123 (36)292 (40)477 (38)
 LTFU262 (5)179 (4)13 (8)9 (3)61 (8)83 (7)
 Failure225 (4)188 (4)8 (5)16 (5)13 (2)37 (3)
 Death232 (4)207 (5)5 (3)11 (3)9 (1)25 (2)
 Transfer out153 (3)97 (2)7 (4)9 (3)40 (5)56 (5)
Patient type
 New4301 (78)3261 (21)143 (84)277 (81)620 (84)1040 (84)
 Relapse527 (10)459 (11)13 (8)17 (5)38 (5)68 (5)
 Failure100 (2)85 (2)1 (1)8 (2)6 (1)15 (1)
 LTFU55 (1)44 (1)2 (1)2 (1)7 (1)11 (1)
 Unknown311 (6)256 (6)5 (3)22 (6)27 (4)55 (4)
 Transfer in208 (4)153 (4)6 (4)14 (4)35 (5)55 (4)
Type of TB§
 AFB(+)3205 (34)2500 (59)94 (55)208 (61)403 (55)705 (57)
 AFB(−)1096 (22)862 (20)38 (22)66 (19)130 (18)234 (19)
 EP1201 (25)896 (21)38 (22)66 (19)201 (27)305 (25)
HIV/AIDS
 No/Unknown4886 (89)3761 (88)144 (85)310 (91)671 (91)1125 (90)
 Yes616 (11)497 (12)26 (15)30 (9)63 (9)119 (10)
Diabetes mellitus
 No/Unknown5169 (94)3976 (93)160 (94)321 (94)712 (97)1193 (96)
 Yes333 (6)282 (7)10 (6)19 (6)22 (3)51 (4)
  1. Notes
  2. Failure = Retreatment after category I treatment failure; LTFU = Retreatment after loss to follow-up; Unknown = Retreatment with unknown/uncertain exposure to anti-TB drugs;
  3. §AFB(+) = Sputum smear positive; AFB(−) = Sputum smear negative; EP = Extra-pulmonary TB;
  4. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome;