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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of MDR-TB cases in Guizhou Province, 2014–2020 (n, %)

From: Time trend prediction and spatial–temporal analysis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Guizhou Province, China, during 2014–2020

Variables 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total
Total 145 165 186 225 240 269 436 1666
Percentage change (%) 13.8 12.7 21.0 6.7 12.1 62.1
Gender         
Male 101 (69.7) 125 (75.8) 130 (69.9) 142 (63.1) 173 (72.1) 177 (65.8) 311 (71.3) 1159 (69.6)
Female 44 (30.3) 40 (24.2) 56 (30.1) 83 (36.9) 67 (27.9) 92 (34.2) 125 (28.7) 507 (30.4)
Sex ratio 2.3 3.1 2.3 1.7 2.6 1.9 2.5 2.3
Age         
< 25 24 (16.6) 28 (17.0) 35 (18.8) 50 (22.2) 43 (17.9) 32 (11.9) 68 (15.6) 280 (16.8)
25–65 114 (78.6) 125 (75.8) 141 (75.8) 159 (70.7) 168 (70.0) 213 (79.2) 303 (69.5) 1223 (73.4)
 ≥ 65 7 (4.8) 12 (7.3) 10 (5.4) 16 (7.1) 29 (12.1) 24 (8.9) 65 (14.9) 163 (9.8)
Ethnic group         
Han 127 (87.6) 141 (85.5) 167 (89.8) 200 (88.9) 185 (77.1) 212 (78.8) 342 (78.4) 1374 (82.5)
Others 18 (12.4) 24 (14.5) 19 (10.2) 25 (11.1) 55 (22.9) 57 (21.2) 94 (21.6) 292 (17.5)
Occupation         
Student 6 (4.1) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.5) 10 (4.4) 15 (6.3) 4 (1.5) 20 (4.6) 57 (3.4)
Government worker 16 (11.0) 4 (2.4) 4 (2.2) 2 (0.9) 15 (6.3) 15 (5.6) 12 (2.8) 68 (4.1)
Farmer 68 (46.9) 92 (55.8) 111 (59.7) 104 (46.2) 104 (43.3) 86 (32.0) 161 (36.9) 726 (43.6)
Migrant worker 13 (9.0) 8 (4.8) 13 (7.0) 51 (22.7) 72 (30.0) 154 (57.2) 229 (52.5) 540 (32.4)
Others (unemployed) 42 (29.0) 60 (36.4) 57 (30.6) 58 (25.8) 34 (14.2) 10 (3.7) 14 (3.2) 275 (16.5)
Anti-TB drug history         
Never use 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 16 (7.1) 21 (8.8) 15 (5.6) 28 (6.4) 80 (4.8)
Only 1st-line drugs 114 (78.6) 162 (98.2) 174 (93.5) 193 (85.8) 187 (77.9) 235 (87.4) 397 (91.1) 1462 (87.8)
1st- and 2nd-line drugs 31 (21.4) 3 (1.8) 12 (6.5) 16 (7.1) 32 (13.3) 19 (7.1) 11 (2.5) 124 (7.4)
  1. MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, anti-TB anti-tuberculosis