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Table 1 The notification rate of sputum-smear positive tuberculosis per 100,000 persons in Zimbabwe during 2008–2011 for each of the 10 provinces and the nation as a whole

From: Trends of sputum-smear positive tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: 2008–2011

Province 2008 2009 2010 2011
Harare/Chitungwiza City 139.02** 133.80** 140.97** 106.85**
Bulawayo 131.53** 119.71** 165.37** 117.20**
Matabeleland North 105.54** 93.91 124.69* 95.33*
Matabeleland South 146.24** 113.47** 146.24* 124.03**
Masvingo 57.18** 59.53** 78.76** 68.92**
Mashonaland West 50.22** 48.09** 93.09** 93.66*
Mashonaland East 60.32** 96.86 102.27* 76.64**
Mashonaland Central 80.37* 91.82 118.64* 82.38
Midlands 76.91** 84.77** 92.69** 61.75**
Manicaland 116.51** 119.00** 95.22** 72.41**
National average 90.37 96.62 111.69 86.68
  1. * A p value less than 0.05 based on a Mantel–Haenszel Chi Square Test comparing the provincial notification rate to the national notification rate
  2. ** A p-value less than 0.01 based on a Mantel–Haenszel Chi Square Test comparing the provincial notification rate to the national notification rate