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Table 2 General information and TB control statistics from the intervention and control sites in Guangxi and Shandong, China

From: Adapting a generic tuberculosis control operational guideline and scaling it up in China: a qualitative case study

  Guangxi Province Shandong Province
  Pilot prefecture Control prefecture Pilot prefecture Control prefecture
Population (2004) 2,450,000 2,297,000 5,500,000 5,640,000
Annual disposal income per head (2004) (RMB)* 2113 2122 3792 3334
Geography Hilly Hilly Plain Plain
Number of NSS+ patients registered in Jul–Dec 2004 412 362 700 758
Reported cure rates (%) for NSS+ patients registered in Jul–Dec 2004 91.0 93.1 97.4 96.9
  1. * $1 US = 7.5 RMB in 2005
  2. +NSS: new sputum smear positive TB cases