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Table 2 Type of support for TB treatment by municipality

From: Community-based directly observed treatment for TB patients to improve HIV services: a cross-sectional study in a South African province

Municipality Number (row %) Total
Home-based DOT Clinic-based DOT Family/friend/employer support No one
Dihlabeng 25 (9.8) 20 (7.9) 76 (29.9) 133 (52.4) 254 (100.0)
Maluti-a-Phofung 58 (22.3) 27 (10.4) 141 (54.2) 34 (13.1) 260 (100.0)
Matjhabeng 30 (10.2) 21 (7.1) 134 (45.4) 110 (37.3) 295 (100.0)
Setsoto 42 (14.4) 46 (15.8) 172 (58.9) 32 (11.0) 292 (100.0)
Total 155 (14.1) 114 (10.4) 523 (47.5) 309 (28.0) 1101 (100.0)
  1. Note 1: Chi-square test for differences in proportions of type of support across municipalities is significant at P < 0.001
  2. Note 2: Type of support measured by responses to the question: “Who is supporting you while you are on TB treatment?”