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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients from 2012 to 2016 (n = 239)

From: Implementing TB control in a rural, resource-limited setting: the stop-TB Italia project in Senegal

  Pre-intervention
n = 43(%)
Post-intervention
n = 196(%)
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Sex, male 32 (72.1) 131 (66.8)  
Mean age (±SD) 31.7 (±15.5) 41.6 (±20.0)  
Performed HIV screening test at T01 29 (67.5) 186 (94.9) < 0.001
EPTB 4 (9.3) 13 (6.6) 0.37
AFB at T0 positive 35 (81.4) 151 (77)  
AFB at 2-months positive 4 (11.4) 12 (8) 0.17
AFB at 5-months positive 1 (4.2) 3 (2) 0.64
Favourable outcome 29 (67.4) 176 (89.8) < 0.001
Mortality during treatment 8 (18.6%) 11 (5.6%) 0.009
  1. EPTB extra pulmonary TB, AFB acid-fast bacillus stain, CXR chest-X-ray, T0 performed at diagnosis