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Table 2 Percentage of presumptive MDR-TB patients tested by regions

From: Challenges in detection and treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients in Vietnam

Ser. No Region Number of presumptive MDR-TB patients tested All provinces 35 PMDT provinces
Estimated Number of presumptive MDR-TB patients % tested Estimated Number of presumptive MDR-TB patients % tested
1 Red River Delta 801 2,519 31.8 % 2,035 39.4 %
2 North-East 263 1,154 22.8 % 627 42.0 %
3 North-West 43 214 20.1 % 46a 93.9 %
4 Northern Central 460 1,144 40.2 % 886 51.9 %
5 Southern Central Coast 668 1,117 59.8 % 897 74.5 %
6 Central Highland 0 290 0.0 % 69 0.0 %
7 South -East 2,917 6,991 41.7 % 6,503 44.9 %
8 Mekong Delta 516 4,736 10.9 % 3,935 13.1 %
  Total 5,668 18,165 31.2 % 14,998 37.8 %
  1. aone PMDT province in North – West