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Table 2 The case number and percentage of notified sputum-smear tuberculosis cases by province, sex, and age group in Zimbabwe during 2008–2011

From: Trends of sputum-smear positive tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: 2008–2011

  2008 2009 2010 2011
Case number (%)
Province
 Harare/Chitungwiza City 2636 (24) 2537 (23) 2673 (21) 2026 (20)
 Bulawayo 890 (8) 810 (7) 1119 (9) 793 (8)
 Matabeleland North 744 (7) 662 (6) 879 (7) 672 (7)
 Matabeleland South 955 (9) 741 (7) 955 (7) 810 (8)
 Masvingo 755 (7) 786 (7) 1040 (8) 910 (9)
 Mashonaland West 615 (6) 589 (5) 1140 (9) 1147 (11)
 Mashonaland East 680 (6) 1092 (10) 1153 (9) 864 (9)
 Mashonaland Central 800 (7) 914 (8) 1181 (9) 820 (8)
 Midlands 1126 (10) 1241 (11) 1357 (10) 904 (9)
 Manicaland 1828 (17) 1867 (17) 1494 (12) 1136 (11)
Sex
 Males 5906 (54) 5933 (53) 6908 (53) 5556 (55)
 Females 5126 (46) 5306 (47) 6083 (47) 4526 (45)
Age group
 0–4 47 (0.4) 51 (0.5) 41 (0.3) 41 (0.4)
 5–14 283 (2.6) 277 (2.5) 305 (2.3) 219 (2.2)
 15–24 1631 (14.8) 1527 (13.6) 1771 (13.6) 1425 (14.1)
 25–44 6913 (62.7) 7173 (63.8) 8219 (63.3) 6483 (64.3)
 45–54 1329 (12.0) 1273 (11.3) 1459 (11.2) 1008 (10.0)
 55–64 506 (4.6) 579 (5.2) 712 (5.5) 538 (5.3)
 65+ 323 (2.9) 359 (3.2) 484 (3.7) 368 (3.7)