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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of bacteriologically confirmed TB patients enrolled in the survey

From: Experience on the first national anti-TB drug resistance survey (DRS) in Timor-Leste

Patient characteristics New
N = 844
Previously treated
N = 73
Combined
N = 917
Frequency (n) % Number % Number %
Gender
 Male 479 56.8 45 61.6 524 57.1
 Female 365 43.2 28 38.4 393 42.9
Age
 0–14 19 2.2 0 0.0 19 2.1
 15–24 212 25.1 11 15.1 223 24.3
 25–34 179 21.2 19 26.0 198 21.6
 35–44 111 13.2 7 9.6 118 12.9
 45–54 107 12.7 18 24.7 125 13.6
 55–64 107 12.7 6 8.2 113 12.3
 65+ 109 12.9 12 16.4 121 13.2
HIV statusa
 Negative 863 98.7 77 98.6 904 98.7
 Positive 11 1.3 1 1.4 12 1.3
Municipality
 Aileu 23 2.7 2 2.7 25 2.7
 Ainaro 14 1.7 0 0.0 14 1.5
 Baucau 43 5.1 4 5.5 47 5.1
 Bobonaro 68 8.1 6 8.2 74 8.1
 Covalima 37 4.4 4 5.5 41 4.5
 Dili 297 35.2 28 38.4 325 35.4
 Ermera 211 25.0 9 12.3 220 24.0
 Lauten 26 3.1 5 6.8 31 3.4
 Liquica 31 3.7 5 6.8 36 3.9
 Manatuto 24 2.8 3 4.1 27 2.9
 Manufahi 17 2.0 4 5.5 21 2.3
 Oecusse 33 3.9 2 2.7 35 3.8
 Viqueque 20 2.4 1 1.4 21 2.3
  1. aOne new TB patient with missing HIV status