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Table 4 Pulmonary cases for which smear results are available and that are sputum smear positive 2000-2009 (Enhanced Tuberculosis Surveillance)

From: Tuberculosis in UK cities: workload and effectiveness of tuberculosis control programmes

PCT Pulmonary cases with known sputum smear result (%) Pulmonary cases with positive sputum smear (%)
  Overall 3-year average Overall 3-year average
  2000-2009 2001-2003 2004-2006 2007-2009 2000-2009 2001-2003 2004-2006 2007-2009
Birmingham East and North 42.8 46.1 46.1 34.4 91.5 100.0 79.8 95.5
Heart of Birmingham Teaching 38.4 39.7 45.5 31.3 89.3 100.0 75.9 95.1
Bradford and Airedale Teaching 49.9 52.3 55.0 50.2 45.3 59.8 34.6 47.7
Leeds 58.9 60.1 57.1 58.0 42.4 50.0 39.8 40.5
Leicester City 65.0 72.5 62.5 59.5 50.6 51.1 54.9 44.8
Central Manchester 59.9 64.9 69.3 51.3 62.5 58.0 66.0 66.7
Sandwell 65.8 71.9 67.5 61.4 57.5 60.9 51.8 54.6
Region         
London 66.3 55.3 69.2 74.1 53.3 57.1 54.6 49.0
  1. Data for Sheffield were not available from ETS.
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