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Table 2 Comparison of drug resistance among 1326 new and treated tuberculosis cases in Hangzhou, China, 2015

From: Prevalence and patterns of drug resistance among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Hangzhou, China

Type of TB resistance All (N = 1326)
n, %
New cases (N = 1020)
n, %
Treated cases (N = 306)
n, %
χ2 P
Resistance to any first-line drugs 296 (22.3) 184 (18.0) 112 (36.6) 46.8 < 0.01
Isoniazid 191(14.40) 102 (10.00) 89 (29.08) 69.5 < 0.01
Rifampin 135 (10.2%) 57 (5.6) 78 (25.5) 102.0 < 0.01
Ethambutol 38 (2.9) 15 (1.5) 23 (7.5) 30.9 < 0.01
Streptomycin 177(13.4) 119 (11.7) 58 (19.0) 10.8 < 0.01
Multi-drug resistance (MDR) 106 (8.0) 38 (3.8) 68 (22.2) 109.5 < 0.01