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Table 1 general characteristics of the municipalities (2003 values)

From: Tackling tuberculosis patients' internalized social stigma through patient centred care: An intervention study in rural Nicaragua

2003 values Population (proportion living at less than 5 kms from a health facility) N° consultation/inhabitant and by year No° of new AFB+ TB cases (N° TB cases diagnosed per 100000 inhabitants) Number of abandons (proportion of patients starting their treatment)
Siuna 76099 (90%) 0.85 41 (81) 9 (10.7%)
Bluefield 49331 (23%) 0.8 18 (36) 1 (5%)
Waslala 45014 (80%) 2.1 34 (89) 13 (14.3%)
San Jose de Bocay 33635 (90%) 2.3 17 (50) 5 (28%)
La Dalia 48553 (53,5%) 1.42 17 (35) 1 (6%)
Nueva Guinea 117097 (80,3%) 0,42 14 (13) 0 (0%)
El Rama 50 038 (57%) 0.6 22 (43) 2 (10%)
Juigalpa 61234 (80.9%) 1.6 19 (31) 3 (16%)
Wiwili 49443 (-) 1.68 25 (50) 1 (4%)