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Table 4 Prevalence of symptoms among patients diagnosed with TB

From: Diagnostic accuracy of an integrated respiratory guideline in identifying patients with respiratory symptoms requiring screening for pulmonary tuberculosis: a cross-sectional study

Symptom Proven TB (n = 40)
Cough 40 (100)
Difficult breathing 28 (70)
New sputum production 25 (63)
Current smoker 21 (53)
Loss of weight 20 (50)
Night sweats 20 (50)
Male 20 (50)
Pleuritic chest pain 11 (30)
Previous TB 12 (30)
No tight chest 10 (25)
No wheeze 8 (20)
Ex-smoker 7 (18)
Increased sputum production 6 (15)
Haemoptysis 5 (13)
Sputum colour change 5 (13)
Fever 2 (5)