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Table 5 Basic demographics of the interviewees in the pilot and control sites

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

   Pilot site interviewees Control site interviewees Total
County TB doctors Average age (yrs) 40.5 38.3 39.6
  Number 9 7 16
  Male (%) 7 (77.8%) 6 (85.7%) 13 (81.3%)
Township public health doctors Average age (yrs) 36.1 31.9 34.0
  Number 6 (75%) 6 (75%) 12 (75%)
  Male (%) 8 8 16
Village doctors Average age (yrs) 38.2 44.8 41.7
  Number 8 9 17
  Male (%) 7 (87.5%) 7 (77.8%) 14 (82.4%)
TB patients Average age (yrs) 50.3 50.0 50.1
  Number 32 31 63
  Male (%) 23 (71.9%) 18 (58.1%) 41 (65.1%)
Family members of TB patients Average age (yrs) 44.9 41.2 43.1
  Number 30 27 57
  Male (%) 14 (46.7%) 16 (59.3%) 30 (52.6%)