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Table 4 Factors affecting presumptive TB referrals by community workers

From: Community referral for presumptive TB in Nigeria: a comparison of four models of active case finding

Variable n Median IQR U P
Age group      
 Less than 50 years Less than 50 years 6.50 1.0–21.8 1177.5 0.010
 50 years and above 51 14.0 9.0–40.0   
Gender      
 Male 42 12.0 4.8–22.0 1466.0 0.697
 Females 73 10.0 2.0–41.0   
Worked as Treatment supporter      
 Yes 42 38.5 17.5–48.5 366.5 <0.001
 No 73 6.0 1.0–12.5   
Participation in other programs      
 Yes 99 11.0 3.0–37.0 641 0.221
 No 16 8.0 1.3–17.5   
Knowledge of suspect identification      
 Poor 33 9.0 1.0–13.5 943.0 0.011
 Good 82 14.0 4.0–42.0   
  1. Note: IQR interquartile range
  2. U Mann Whitney U test