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Research Article

The Presence of Cough and Tuberculosis: Active Case Finding Outcomes in the Philippines

Table 2

TB symptoms and signs of study participants divided by those who attended RHU for TB testing and those who did not attend RHU and did not get tested for TB.

Attended RHU (N=333)Did Not Attend RHU (N=957)
TB Symptoms & Signsn(%)n(%)p-value1

Cough/Wheezing of 2 weeks or more29789.272475.7<0.001
Unexplained fever of 2 weeks or more236.9444.60.14
Significant and unintentional weight loss329.6707.30.22
Fatigue, lethargy, general malaise216.3373.90.09
Failure to respond to 2 weeks of appropriate antibiotic therapy72.1161.70.79
Failure to regain previous state of health 2 weeks after viral infection20.6161.70.24

1P-values calculated using Chi-sq test.

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