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Table 1 Characteristics of TB cases notified in eight districts of rural Uganda (2015—2019)

From: Trends of notification rates and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis cases with and without HIV co-infection in eight rural districts of Uganda (2015 – 2019)

Characteristic Total
(N = 11,804)
HIV positive
(n = 5811)
HIV negative
(n = 5993)
Year
 2015 856 (7.3) 449 (7.7) 407 (6.8)
 2016 1877 (15.9) 932 (16) 945 (15.8)
 2017 2250 (19.1) 1046 (18) 1204 (20.1)
 2018 3180 (26.9) 1575 (27.1) 1605 (26.8)
 2019 3641 (30.8) 1809 (31.1) 1832 (30.6)
District
 Kassanda 834 (7.1) 404 (7) 430 (7.2)
 Kiboga 1263 (10.7) 633 (10.9) 630 (10.5)
 Kyankwanzi 1057 (9) 540 (9.3) 517 (8.6)
 Luwero 2135 (18.1) 1112 (19.1) 1023 (17.1)
 Mityana 2402 (20.3) 1290 (22.2) 1112 (18.6)
 Mubende 2095 (17.7) 864 (14.9) 1231 (20.5)
 Nakaseke 1143 (9.7) 572 (9.8) 571 (9.5)
 Nakasongola 875 (7.4) 396 (6.8) 479 (8)
Level of health facility
 Regional-level referral hospital 1450 (12.3) 581 (10) 869 (14.5)
 District-level hospital 2666 (22.6) 1368 (23.5) 1298 (21.7)
 Health center IV 3045 (25.8) 1489 (25.6) 1556 (26.0)
 Health center III 4204 (35.6) 2140 (36.8) 2064 (34.4)
 Health center II 439 (3.7) 233 (4.0) 206 (3.4)
Sex
 Male 7584 (64.2) 3432 (59.1) 4152 (69.3)
 Female 4220 (35.8) 2379 (40.9) 1841 (30.7)
Drug resistancea, n = 81
 RR TB 55 (67.9) 20 (64.5) 35 (70.0)
 MDR TB 26 (32.1) 11 (35.5) 15 (30.0)
  1. adata for susceptible TB cases were not disaggregated by HIV status from the data source (DHIS2). RR TB rifampicin resistant TB, MDR TB multidrug resistant TB