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Table 1 Symptoms and associated patient self-reported delays

From: Impact of geographic distance on appraisal delay for active TB treatment seeking in Uganda: a network analysis of the Kawempe Community Health Cohort Study

Symptom Number of all patients (N = 878) with symptom (%) Median (Min, Max) number of days with symptom Number of patients reporting symptom at min/median/max number of days
Min Median Max
Loss of appetite 546 (62) 60 (3, 365) 1 107 7
Cough 875 (99.8) 90 (0, 999) 1 460 2
Chest pain 596 (68) 60 (1, 730) 1 99 2
Dyspnea 381 (43) 40 (0, 999) 1 17 1
Fever 670 (76) 60 (1, 730) 1 101 2
Hemoptysis 87 (10) 5 (1, 66) 13 6 1
Malaise 200 (23) 30 (3, 360) 1 74 1
Produce sputum 858 (98) 60 (2, 999) 2 153 1
Purulent sputum 665 (76) 60 (2, 730) 1 122 1
Rigors 48 (5) 29 (3, 120) 1 1 4
Night sweats 544 (62) 60 (1, 730) 3 97 1
Weight loss 723 (82) 60 (2, 730) 1 142 1
Abdominal pain 26 (5) 30 (1, 365) 2 8 2
Adenopathy 9 (1) 30 (7, 140) 2 2 1
Arthralgia 72 (8) 30 (2, 365) 1 28 1
Back pain 23 (3) 30 (7, 365) 3 6 1
Bone pain 8 (1) 45 (9, 250) 1 0 1
Confusion 0 (0) . . . .
Diarrhea 32 (6) 14 (1, 112) 1 8 1
Dizziness 7 (1) 30 (1, 30) 1 5 5
Headache 34 (4) 30 (1, 150) 2 12 1
Myalgia 27 (3) 30 (3, 365) 1 6 2
Nausea 4 (0.7) 14 (4, 60) 1 2 1
Pruritis 8 (1) 33.5 (7, 360) 4 0 1
Rash 6 (1) 30 (7, 360) 2 2 1
Vision loss 0 (0)   . . .
Vomiting 25 (4) 20 (1, 180) 1 1 1
Other 25 (4) 42.5 (3, 720) 1 0 1