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Table 3 Analyses of mean difference for the number of TB suspects and smear-positive TB cases identified by the different professions of PPs

From: The perspective of private practitioners regarding tuberculosis case detection and treatment delay in Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Profession n (%) TB cases
mean (95% CI)
P-value n (%) TB suspects
mean (95% CI)
p-value
Medical Specialists 18 (16.1) 3.3 (1.9, 4.7) 0.004 18 (16.1) 24 (14.1, 34) 0.009
GP 50 (44.6) 2.2 (1.4, 3.1)   50 (44.6) 16 (12.8, 22.1)  
HO 44 (39.3) 1.1 (.9, 1.3)   44 (39.3) 12 (10.1, 14.0)  
  112    112   
  1. CI: confidence interval
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