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Table 4 Difference observed in various delays between private and governmental clinics/hospitals in TB patients in Tabriz, Iran 2012-2014

From: The identification of risk factors associated with patient and healthcare system delays in the treatment of tuberculosis in Tabriz, Iran

Type of Delay Public Hospital/Clinics N = 77 Private Hospital/Clinics N = 90 P-value
Patient delay Yes N (%)a 51 (66.2) 32 (35.0) 0.001
Range (days) 0-365 0-453
Health care system delay Yes N (%)b 36 (46.7) 45 (50) 0.62
Range (days) 1-425 1-726
  1. aMedian PD > 13 days, bmedian HSD >53 days, P-value is based on Mood’s median test