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Table 1 General information about the three districts studied in Nepal (2006/07 data)

From: Improving tuberculosis care in low income countries – a qualitative study of patients' understanding of "patient support" in Nepal

  Urban Kathmandu Kapilvastu District Baglung District
Population 1,250,000 540,000 290,000
Geography Urban Plain Hill
Surface Area (km 2 ) 395 1738 1784
Number of DOTS facilities 73 85 66
Case finding rate (%) 41 49 46
Treatment success (%) 84 84 85