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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients at baseline visit (n = 155)

From: Changes in health-related quality of life and the associated factors among Myanmar migrants with tuberculosis: a cohort study

Variable Category Baseline
n (%)
Number of Initial TB Symptoms 0 22 (14.2)
1 19 (12.3)
2 33 (21.3)
3 29 (18.7)
4+ 52 (33.5)
Type of healthcare sought Passive case finding 126 (81.3)
Active case finding 9 (5.8)
Medical Checkup 20 (12.9)
Type of TB Pulmonary TB 115 (74.2)
Extra-Pulmonary TB 14 (9.0)
Missing 26 (16.8)
Chest X-Ray findings Normal 19 (12.3)
Suggestive of TB 92 (59.4)
Suggestive of Other 10 (6.5)
Missing 34 (21.9)
Smear result 1+ 26 (16.8)
2+ 15 (9.7)
3+ 30 (19.4)
Negative 53 (34.2)
Not Done 5 (3.2)
Missing 26 (16.8)
Gene X-pert result MTB Detected 58 (37.4)
MTB Not Detected 27 (17.4)
Not Done 44 (28.4)
Missing 26 (16.8)
HIV Status Negative 102 (65.8)
Known Case 5 (3.2)
Newly Diagnosed 9 (5.8)
Missing 26 (16.8)
Type of care OPD-based 94 (60.6)
Residential 61 (39.4)
  1. TB tuberculosis; MTB Mycobacterium tuberculosis; OPD outpatient department