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Volume 23, Number 11—November 2017

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis among Children, China, 2006–2015

Ning-ning Tao, Xiao-chun He, Xian-xin Zhang, Yao Liu, Chun-bao Yu, and Huai-chen LiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Shandong Provincial Hospital affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China (N.-N. Tao, Y. Liu, H.-C. Li); Baoji Central Hospital, Baoji, China (X.-C. He); Shandong Provincial Chest Hospital, Jinan (X.-X. Zhang, C.-B. Yu)

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Table 3

Changes in proportions of different Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance patterns, Shandong Province, China, 2006–2015*

Resistance pattern χ2 p value R2 X-coefficient SE
Drug-resistant TB 7.231 0.007 0.58 0.013 0.117
Resistant to INH 12.879 <0.001 0.64 0.013 0.048
Resistant to RIF 26.743 <0.001 0.84 0.018 −0.019
Resistant to EMB 24.972 <0.001 0.68 0.014 −0.024
Resistant to SM 6.555 0.01 0.47 0.011 0.077
Multidrug resistance 21.916 <0.001 0.79 0.015 −0.015
Resistant to INH + RIF + EMB + SM 22.836 <0.001 0.64 0.012 −0.024

*EMB, ethambutol; INH, isoniazid; MDR, multidrug-resistant; RIF, rifampin; ; SM, streptomycin; TB, tuberculosis.

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