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Research Article

An Overview of Tuberculosis-Designated Hospitals in China, 2009-2015: A Longitudinal Analysis of National Survey Data

Table 5

Management of tuberculosis patients in 350 prefectural TB-designated hospitals.

TypeNo. of hospitals (%)Total
EasternCentralWestern

TB-designated hospital28(21.88)22(20.18)26(23.01)76(21.71)
Local CDC35(27.34)22(20.18)24(21.24)81(23.14)
Mixed pattern of hospital and 63(49.22)63(57.80)63(55.75)189(54.00)
Loss to follow-up2(1.56)2(1.83)0(0.00)4(1.14)
Total128(100.0)109(100.0)113(100.0)350(100.0)

Mixed pattern of hospital and CDC represents that the patients within the area of responsibility were managed by TB-designated hospital, whereas the other patients were transferred to local CDC.

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