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Table 1 Characteristics of all pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed TB patients who registered between January 2012 and December 2015

From: A four-year trend in pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis case detection in Kampala-Uganda

Background characteristics n (%)
Total, n 6551
Residence of TB patients by division
 Kawempe 1807(27.6)
 Lubaga 1206(18.4)
 Makindye 1140(17.4)
 Nakawa 649(9.9)
 Central 401(6.1)
 Others 1348(20.6)
Sex
 Female 2817(43.0)
 Male 3734(57.0)
Age (years)
  < 5 20(0.3)
 5–19 605(9.2)
 20–34 3572(54.5)
 35–49 1872(28.6)
 50–64 358(5.5)
  > 65 96(1.5)
 Missing 28(0.4)
 Mean Age 31.92 ± SD 11.24
HIV serostatus
 Positive 2843(43.4)
 Negative 3593(54,6)
 Unknown 115(1.76)
Diagnostic test
 Sputum smear microscopy 4905(74.9)
 GeneXpert test 1023(15.6)
 Culture test 4(0.1)
 Unknown 619(9.4)
Type of facility
 Private 2566(39.2)
 Public 3985(60.8)
  1. Source: Primary Data. TB-Tuberculosis, HIV-Human Immunodeficiency Virus