Table 2 Resistance to first-line drugs among new, previously treated and all tuberculosis cases
ResistanceNew#Previously treatedAll+
Any55.8 (47.9–63.6)82.4 (73.1–91.6)63.8 (57.5–70.2)
H47.4 (39.5–55.4)79.4 (69.6–89.3)57.1 (50.6–63.7)
R36.5 (28.9–44.2)77.9 (67.8–88.1)49.1 (42.5–55.7)
MDR35.3 (27.7–42.8)76.5 (66.1–86.8)47.8 (41.2–54.4)
E23.1 (16.4–29.8)52.9 (40.8–65.1)32.1 (26.0–38.3)
S53.2 (45.3–61.1)77.9 (67.8–88.1)60.7 (54.3–67.2)
  • Data are presented as percentage of proportion (95% CI). Any first-line drug; H: isoniazid; R: rifampicin; MDR: multidrug resistant (resistance to H and R); E: ethambutol; S: streptomycin. #: n=156; : n=68; +: n=224.