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Table 3 Number (proportion) of diagnostic tests done for pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed TB cases

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

Test 2012
n (%)
2013
n (%)
2014
n (%)
2015
n (%)
P value
Smear Microscopy 1289 (92.8) 1063 (85.5) 1176 (68.2) 1377 (62.8) < 0.000a
GeneXpert 1 (0.1) 66 (5.3) 346 (20.1) 610 (27.8) < 0.000a
Culture 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (0.2) 0.050
Unknown 99 (7.1) 115 (9.2) 202 (11.7) 203 (9.3) 0.000a
  1. Source: Primary Data, 95% Confidence Interval
  2. aStatistically Significant Variable