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Table 1 Case finding from TB suspect registers in the 54 facilities sampled in the present evaluation, Quarter 1 2009

From: Completeness and Reliability of the Republic of South Africa National Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance System

  KwaZulu-Natal n (%) Mpumpulanga n (%) Gauteng n (%) Total n (%)
TB suspects 4042 1312 3055 8409
TB suspects with smear result recorded 2869 (71.0) 1091 (83.2) 2893 (94.7) 6853 (81.5)
TB suspects with positive sputum smear 380 (13.2) 205 (18.8) 272 (9.4) 857 (12.5)
  1. Percentages (%) reflect proportion of the row immediately above