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Table 2 Characteristics of patient interviewees and participants of FGDs (total = 54)

From: Financial barriers and coping strategies: a qualitative study of accessing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and tuberculosis care in Yunnan, China

Participant’s characteristics Women (n = 24) Men (n = 30)
Age (years)   
 18–30 7 10
 31–45 8 6
 46–60 8 12
 60+ 1 2
Ethnicity   
 Han 17 24
 Minority 7 6
Residence   
 Kunming Prefecture (Yunnan Province) 8 8
 Non-Kunming Prefecture (Yunnan Province) 13 19
 Non-Yunnan Province 3 3
Urban/rural residence   
 Urban 10 9
 Rural 14 21
Occupation   
 Farmer 8 18
 Other 16 12
TB status   
 TB 8 12
 MDR-TB 12 13
 Unknown/Waiting for drug-resistance test result 4 5