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Table 3 Number of new AFB+ cases diagnosed by period, by group of municipalities, and by control or intervention group

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

  Municipalities TB patients
Dates of diagnosis Group 1 (TB Clubs and home visits started as from 01/07/2004) Group 2 (TB Clubs and home visits started as from 01/01/2005) Group 3 (No intervention) Didn't benefit from TB Clubs and home visits (control group) Benefited from TB Clubs and home visits (intervention group)
From 01/03/2004 till 01/07/2004 19 23 19 61 (= 19+23+19) 0
From 01/07/2004 till 31/12/2004 40 29 24 53 (= 29+24) 40
From 31/12/2004 till 30/06/2005 35 47 32 32 82 (= 35+47)
Total 94 99 75 146 122