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Table 1 Number (%) of new bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis cases tested and identified with rifampicin resistant TB, Cameroon 2017

From: Rifampicin resistance in new bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Cameroon: a cross-sectional survey

Region PTB+ NC notified Number (%) PTB+ NC sampled Number (%) PTB+ NC with RR notified 95% CI proportion PTB+ NC with RR
Littoral 241 212 (88) 2 (0.9) 0–2.2
NW 159 103 (65) 2 (1.9) 0–4.6
West 71 71 (100) 1 (1.4) 0–4.1
Est 97 61 (63) 0
Ada 95 83 (87) 1 (1.2) 0–3.6
Nord 141 120 (85) 4 (3.3) 0.1–6.5
EN 211 95 (45) 2 (2.1)* 0–5.0
CE 283 136 (48) 2 (1.5) 0–3.5
Sud 88 66 (75) 0
SW 92 82 (89) 2 (2.4) 0–5.8
Pays 1478 1029 (70) 16 (1.6) 0.8–2.3
  1. * Test result of patients not confirmed by a second Xpert exam