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Table 2 Characteristics of smear-positive TB patients and choice of first provider in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, May 2004–February 2005

From: Delayed treatment of tuberculosis patients in rural areas of Yogyakarta province, Indonesia

  First choice provider    
Characteristic Private Practitioner Health Centre Hospital Chest Clinic Total P
  N % n % n % n % n %  
Age            
15–24 24 30.0 31 38.8 12 15.0 13 16.3 80 100.0  
25–54 67 29.1 85 37.0 44 19.1 34 14.8 230 100.0 0.707
≥ 55 24 21.6 47 42.3 19 17.1 21 18.9 111 100.0  
Gender            
Male 67 27.6 93 38.3 43 17.7 40 16.5 243 100.0  
Female 48 27.0 70 39.3 32 18.0 28 15.7 178 100.0 0.994
Setting            
Urban 46 23.1 78 39.2 46 23.1 29 14.6 222 100.0  
Rural 69 31.1 85 38.3 29 13.1 39 17.6 199 100.0 0.029
Initial symptom            
Cough 92 27.5 125 37.3 54 16.1 64 19.1 335 100.0  
Others 23 26.7 38 44.2 21 24.4 4 4.7 86 100.0 0.006
All 115 27.3 163 38.7 75 17.8 68 16.2 421 100.0