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Table 3 Patient, Doctor, Treatment and Total Delay in weeks (Mean and Median) of New Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Lagos, Nigeria

From: Patterns of delays amongst pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Lagos, Nigeria

Type of Delay Mean (Weeks) ± SD Median (Weeks)
Patient delay 12.3 ± 9.2 8.0
Doctor delay 1.3 ± 1.5 1.0
Treatment delay 0.8 ± 0.7 1.0
Total Delay 14.3 ± 9.3 10.0