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Table 3 Health services consulted before diagnosis, and corresponding treatment delay in FIDELIS projects in Tanzania.

From: Treatment delay among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania: Data from the FIDELIS Initiative

    Delay (weeks) Mann-Whitney
  n (%) Mean Median test
Visited traditional healer before 924 100%    p < 0.01
   -yes 183 20% 18.6 15  
   -no 741 80% 14.9 12  
Visited private clinic before 962 100%    p = 0.19
   -yes 431 45% 14.7 12  
   -no 531 55% 16.3 12  
Visited public facility before 1024 100%    p = 0.01
   -yes 665 65% 16.4 12  
   -no 359 35% 13.8 12