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Table 2 Duration of diagnostic delay (in days) according to the diagnostic outcome for TB suspects who completed the diagnostic work-up

From: Diagnostic work-up and loss of tuberculosis suspects in Jogjakarta, Indonesia

   Lung clinics   MHC   SHC P-value
  n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR)  
TB smear-positive 27 1 (1 - 1) 16 4 (2 - 7) 26 7.5 (5 - 12) < 0.001
TB smear-negative 12 2 (1 - 4) 4 10 (5 - 88) 8 13.5 (5 - 14) 0.006
Non-TB 131 2 (1 - 4) 95 8 (5 - 15) 164 11 (8 - 11) < 0.001
  1. IQR = inter-quartile range