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Table 3 Factors indicating need for ECM by ECM level

From: Quantifying the need for enhanced case management for TB patients as part of TB cohort audit in the North West of England: a descriptive study

Indicator for ECM Total (%) ECM level    
   0 1 2 3
Language barrier 348 (20.3) 10 (1.62) 189 (35.8) 96 (29.5) 53 (22.0)
Clinically complex 289 (16.9) 7 (1.1) 70 (13.3) 106 (32.5) 106 (44.0)
Nonadherence to medication 119 (7.0) 2 (0.3) 14 (2.7) 25 (7.7) 78 (32.4)
HTRG 66 (3.9) 1 (0.2) 7 (1.3) 17 (5.2) 41 (17.0)
Previous TB diagnosis 95 (5.6) 27 (4.4) 24 (4.6) 17 (5.2) 27 (11.2)
Mental health problems 58 (3.4) 1 (0.2) 9 (1.7) 16 (4.9) 32 (13.3)
Problem alcohol use 53 (3.1) 2 (0.3) 5 (1.0) 10 (3.1) 36 (14.9)
Imprisonment 53 (3.1) 4 (0.7) 10 (1.9) 12 (3.7) 27 (11.2)
Injecting drug use 50 (2.9) 1 (0.2) 5 (1.0) 13 (4.0) 31 (12.9)
Homelessness 45 (2.6) 2 (0.3) 4 (0.8) 16 (4.9) 23 (9.5)
Drug resistance (one or more) 78 (4.6) 15 (2.4) 18 (3.4) 21 (6.4) 24 (10.0)