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Table 1 Characteristics of the study hospitals

From: Pulmonary tuberculosis diagnostic delays in Chad: a multicenter, hospital-based survey in Ndjamena and Moundou

  Study population Hôpital de l’Union Hôpital Général de Ndjamena Hôpital de Moundou p
Median [IQ] Median [IQ] Median [IQ] Median [IQ]
Median patient delay (days) 15 [730] 14 [721] 15 [730] 15 [10–23.5] 0.30
Median health-care system delay (days) 36 [19–65] 35 [20–70] 45 [23–67] 22 [1140] 0.0001
Median total delay (days) 57.5 [33–95] 56 [32–93] 68 [41–101] 40 [27–63] 0.0002
Median age (years) 32 [2641] 28 [2335] 35 [28–45] 32 [2740] 0.001
Median wealth score 13 [1018] 14 [1017] 14 [1019] 12 [10–14.5] 0.02
Median number of years of education 6 [410] 10 [610] 6 [410] 4 [0–6] 0.0001
  1. IQ: Interquartile range.