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Table 2 Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Tuberculosis Cases by Reported Status, By Bivariate Analysis

From: Under-reporting of TB cases and associated factors: a case study in China

 Hospital A (n = 1034) TB Cases Unreported / Confirmed Outpatient Cases Average, or No. (%)Hospital A (n = 639) TB Cases Unreported / Confirmed Outpatient Cases Average, or No. (%)Hospital B (n = 234) TB Cases Unreported / Confirmed Inpatient Cases Average, or No. (%)
All Ages47.4 / 51.2 ***58.7 / 57.368.1 / 66.4
Age less than or equal to 35131 / 281 (46.6) ***16 /124 (12.9)1 / 14 (7.1)
Age greater than 35 and less than or equal to 65165 / 471 (35.0)30 / 256 (11.7)16 / 77 (20.8)
Age greater than 6580 / 282 (28.4) ***39 / 259 (15.1)24 / 143 (16.8)
Male258 / 731 (35.3)66 / 465 (14.2)34 / 179 (19.0)
Female118 / 303 (38.9)19 / 174 (10.9)7 / 55 (12.7)
Has personal identity card229 / 837 (27.4) ***82 / 630 (13.0)36 / 213 (16.9)
Does not have personal identity card147 / 197 (74.6) ***3 / 9 (33.3)5 / 21 (23.8)
2015 admission year305 / 660 (46.2) ***39 / 229 (17.0)22 / 87 (25.3) *
2016 admission year48 / 269 (17.8) ***27 / 204 (13.2)6 / 70 (8.6) *
2017 admission year23 / 105 (21.9) ***19 / 206 (9.2)13 / 77 (16.9)
Current address in under jurisdiction354 / 974 (36.7)78 / 617 (12.6) ***40 / 229 (17.5)
Current address not under jurisdiction22 / 60 (36.7)7 / 22 (31.8) ***1 / 5 (20.0)
Had in-hospital referralN/A for outpatients20 / 55 (36.4) ***31 / 191 (16.2)
Did not have in-hospital referralN/A for outpatients65 / 584 (11.1) ***10 / 43 (23.3)
Primary occupation farmerNot reportedNot reported35 / 209 (16.7)
Primary occupation not a farmerNot reportedNot reported6 / 25 (24.0)
Total376 / 1034 (36.4)85 / 639 (13.3)41 / 234 (17.5)
  1. Note: *P < .05; **P < .01; ***P < .001