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Table 3 Type of TB test performed and result by season

From: Seasonal influence of tuberculosis diagnosis in Rwanda

  Season P
Dry Rainy
Gender
 Male 565 (54.7) 1017 (60.4) 0.003
 Female 468 (45.3) 667 (39.6)
Age (mean) 36.49 36.91 0.637
HIV status
 Negative 646 (62.5) 1021 (60.6) 0.006
 Positive 198 (19.2) 275 (16.3)
 Missing 189 (18.3) 388 (23.0)
AFB smear microscopy 1010 1279 0.537
 Negative 905 (89.6) 1156 (90.4)
 Positive 105 (10.4) 123 (9.6)
GeneXpert 705 1252 0.371
 Negative 606 (90.0) 1094 (87.4)
 Positive 99 (14.0) 158 (12.6)
Culture 212 305 0.320
 Negative 175 (82.5) 247 (81.0)
 Positive 6 (2.8) 17 (5.6)
 Contaminated 31 (14.6) 41 (13.4)