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Research Article

Patient’s Knowledge and Attitude towards Tuberculosis in an Urban Setting

Table 3

Symptoms experienced during TB diagnosis.

Symptoms during TB DiagnosisMale%Female%Total%
( )( )( )

Night fever91.587.989.9
Fatigue/tiredness89.183.286.5
Productive cough87.872.180.8
Loss of weight70.568.269.5
Cough more than 3 weeks66.655.361.6
Nausea56.958.757.7
Severe headache53.259.255.8
Chest pain51.346.849.3
Shortness of breath38.835.437.3
Fever without cause that lasts >7 days34.230.032.3
Haemoptysis27.822.525.5

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