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Table 2 Smear-positive pulmonary TB cases by sex and age groups in Gambella Regional State from 2006 up to 2011

From: Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) for tuberculosis control program in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia: ten years experience

Age Sex Number (%)
M (%) F (%)
0–4 13 (0.3) 12 (0.2) 25 (0.5)
5–14 59 (1.1) 41 (0.8) 100 (1.9)
15–24 199 (3.7) 175 (3.3) 374 (7)
25–34 710 (13.3) 523 (9.8) 1233 (23.1)
35–44 162 (3) 104 (1.9) 266 (4.9)
45–54 63 (1.2) 51 (1) 114 (2.2)
55–64 40 (0.8) 32 (0.6) 72 (1.4)
65+ 19 (0.4) 10 (0.2) 29 (0.6)
Total 1240 (23.2) 973 (18.2) 2213 (41.4)
  1. NB: N = 5341(Total number of TB patients during the period).