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Table 5 Reasons for non-arrival of TB patients at the CDC

From: Improving detection and notification of tuberculosis cases in students in Shaanxi province, China: an intervention study

     Reasons for patients not to arrive at the CDC
   Number of patients registered Number of patients not arrived Treated at TB hospital Left university for treatment in hometown Treated at general hospital Treated at another CDC within the district Treated at university hospital Denial of TB suspect status Unknown
Before Control 88 45 (51.1) 18 10 7 2 2 1 5
  Intervention 92 50 (54.3) 20 11 8 3 3 1 4
After Control 65 3 (53.8) 11 5 8 2 4 2 3
  Intervention 73 5 (6.8) 4 1 0 0 0 0 0