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Table 1 Proportions of abnormal CXR among patients in three general hospitals, Vietnam

From: A descriptive study of TB cases finding practices in the three largest public general hospitals in Vietnam

CXR Total CXR Normal CXR Abnormal p value*
   n % n % n %  
Total   599 100 208 34.7 391 65.3  
Sex         < 0.001
  Male 332 55.4 87 26.2 245 73.8  
  Female 267 44.6 121 45.3 146 54.7  
Age group         < 0.001
  15-24 54 9 24 44.4 30 55.6  
  25-34 86 14.4 44 51.2 42 48.8  
  35-44 82 13.7 25 30.5 57 69.5  
  45-54 120 20 46 38.3 74 61.7  
  55-64 121 20.2 34 28.1 87 71.9  
  65+ 136 22.7 35 25.7 101 74.3  
Age (years) mean+/− sd 50.1 (17.5) 46.5 (17.3) 52.0 (17.4) < 0.001
Hospital         < 0.001
  Bachmai 198 33.1 56 28.3 142 71.7  
  Hue 199 33.2 32 16.1 167 83.9  
  Choray 202 33.7 120 59.4 82 40.6  
  1. CXR = Chest X-ray.
  2. * P value by Chi square test.