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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Seasonal influence of tuberculosis diagnosis in Rwanda

Characteristic n (%)
(n=2717)
Gender
 Male 1582 (58.2)
 Female 1135 (41.8)
Age (years), median [IQR] 35 (22, 52)
Age group
 Child (< 18 years) 498 (18.3)
 Adult (≥18 years) 2219 (81.7)
HIV status
 Negative 1667 (61.4)
 Positive 473 (17.4)
 Missing 577 (21.2)
TB status
 Negative 2237 (82.3)
 Positive 480 (17.7)
Type of testa
 AFB smear microscopy 2289 (84.2)
 GeneXpert 1957 (72.0)
 Culture 517 (19.0)
Type of sample
 Extrapulmonary 869 (32.0)
 Pulmonary 430 (15.8)
 Unspecified/missing 1419 (52.2)
  1. aVariable categories are not mutually exclusive therefore cumulative percentages may be greater than 100%