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Table 3 Observed drug resistance in different areas of Jiangsu Province, China

From: Epidemiology of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in a chinese population: current situation and challenges ahead

Area of residence New cases Previously treated cases Total
  Cases Resistant MDR Cases Resistant MDR Cases Resistant MDR
   n(%)> n(%)>   n(%)> n(%)>   n(%)> n(%)>
South 489 132(26.99) 24(4.91) 229 125(54.59) 71(31.00) 718 257(35.79) 95(13.23)
Central 221 82(37.10) 21(9.50) 122 72(59.02) 42(34.43) 343 154(44.90) 63(18.37)
North 470 173(36.81) 45(9.57) 293 163(55.63) 100(34.13) 763 336(44.04) 145(19.00)
χ 2   12.76 8.76   0.65 0.69   13.11 9.84
P   0.002 0.012   0.723 0.708   0.001 0.007
  1. †: Resistant to at least one drug; ‡: MDR, resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampicin.