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Table 1 TB patients characteristics by TB-DOTS centres (n = 643)

From: Implementation fidelity of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling of tuberculosis patients under the National Tuberculosis Control Program in Kathmandu District of Nepal: an implementation research

Variable All TB-DOTS Centre’sa
n (%) A n (%) B n (%) C n (%) D n (%) E n (%)
Total Registered TB Cases 643 (100) 193 (30) 154 (24) 126 (20) 64 (10) 106 (16)
Sex Male 347 (53.8) 103 (53.4) 84 (54.5) 64 (50.8) 38 (59.4) 57 (53.8)
Female 297 (46.2) 90 (46.6) 70 (45.5) 62 (49.2) 26 (40.6) 49 (46.2)
Age Group (years) 0–14 34 (5.3) 11 (5.7) 12 (7.8) 4 (3.2) 2 (3.1) 5 (4.7)
15–24 206 (32) 59 (30.6) 39 (25.3) 56 (44.4) 13 (20.3) 39 (36.8)
25–49 284 (44.2) 81 (42) 74 (48) 52 (41.2) 37 (57.8) 40 (37.7)
Above 50 119 (18.5) 42 (21.8) 29 (18.8) 14 (11.1) 12 (18.8) 22 (20.7)
Ethnic Groupb Dalit 15 (2.3) 5 (2.6) 2 (1.3) 1 (0.8) 5 (7.8) 2 (1.9)
Janajati 375 (58.3) 107 (55.4) 77 (50) 102 (81) 33 (51.6) 56 (52.8)
Madhesi 26 (4.1) 7 (3.6) 5 (3.2) 2 (1.6) 7 (10.9) 5 (4.7)
Muslim 9 (1.4) 3 (1.6) 3 (2) 1 (0.8) 1 (1.6) 1 (0.9)
Brahman/Chhetri 218 (33.9) 71 (36.8) 67 (43.51 20 (15.8) 18 (28.1) 42 (39.6)
  1. aA = Private referral hospital, B & C = Community hospital, and D & E = Public referral hospital
  2. bEthnic group as classified by the, Health Management and Information System of Nepal