Table 2

Cases with culture confirmation, cases with susceptibility results, with strains with isoniazid and multidrug resistance, and number of cases with result from restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis, by place of birth

Place of birthAll cases with culture confirmation n (%)SusceptibilityAll cases with RFLP analysis n (%)
Cases nIsoniazid resistance %Multidrug resistance %
Norway429 (63)3992.30.5396 (92)
Foreign510 (70)49111.01.8465 (91)
Europe63 (59)616.61.663 (100)
Asia235 (71)2278.40.4210 (89)
Africa202 (74)19515.93.6183 (91)
Americas7 (58)70.00.07 (100)
Total#939 (67)8907.11.2861 (92)
Selected countries
 Somalia154 (78)15218.43.9139 (90)
 Pakistan87 (71)828.5072 (83)
 Philippines20 (67)2010.0017 (85)
 Thailand12 (86)128.3012 (100)
 Vietnam45 (78)449.1045 (100)
 Former Yugoslavia49 (58)484.22.147 (96)
  • #: including three cases with unknown foreign country of birth