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Table 1 TB (NSS+ve) Case Notification by sex, from 2001–2010

From: Gender disparity in tuberculosis cases in eastern and western provinces of Pakistan

Years *Pakistan Punjab ‡OR († 95% CI) Balochistan OR (95% CI) Sindh OR (95% CI) KPK OR (95% CI)
2001 Males 3258 306   150   2280   - -
  Females 2865 302 1·12 (0·95-1·33) 262 1·99 (1·62- 2·44) 1684 0·84 (0·77-0·91)   
  ¤ MFR (1·14) (1·01)   (0·57)   (1·35)    
2002 Males 6521 1011   347   3029   1239  
  Females 6725 917 0·87 (0·80-0·97) 512 1·43 (1·24 -1·65) 2372 0·76 (0·71-0·81) 1720 1·35 (1·24-1·46)
  MFR (0·97) (1·10)   (0·68)   (1·28)   (0·72)  
2003 Males 9820 1985   391   4634   1907  
  Females 9504 1720 0·90 (0·83-0·96) 585 1·55 (1·36 -1·76) 3431 0·76 (0·73-0·81) 2492 1·35 (1·26-1·44)
  MFR (1·03) (1·15)   (0·67)   (1·35)   (0·77)  
2004 Males 15113 3962   783   6851   2465  
  Females 14520 3459 0·91 (0·86-0·96) 1076 1·43 (1·30 -1·57) 5224 0·79 (0·76-0·83) 3422 1·45 (1·37-1·53)
  MFR (1·04) (1·15)   (0·73)   (1·31)   (0·72)  
2005 Males 23661 9039   1168   8915   3473  
  Females 23086 7986 0·91 (0·87-0·94) 1552 1·36 (1·26 -1·47) 7140 0·82 (0·79-0·85) 5081 1·50 (1·43-1·57)
  MFR (1·02) (1·13)   (0·75)   (1·25)   (0·68)  
2006 Males 33461 16188   1367   10646   4278  
  Females 31126 13998 0·93 (0·90-0·96) 1976 1·55 (1·45 - 1·67) 8166 0·82 (0·80-0·85) 5776 1·45 (1·39-1·51)
  MFR (1·08) (1·16)   (0·69)   (1·3)   (0·74)  
2007 Males 45123 25405   1564   12006   5029  
  Females 42442 22523 0·94 (0·92-0·96) 2094 1·42 (1·33 - 1·52) 9582 0·85 (0·82-0·87) 6838 1·45 (1·39-1·50)
  MFR (1·06) (1·13)   (0·75)   (1·25)   (0·74)  
2008 Males 50587 30374   1519   12253   5308  
  Females 48341 27558 0·95 (0·93-0·97) 2040 1·41 (1·31 - 1·50) 10030 0·86 (0·83-0·88) 7209 1·42 (1·37-1·48)
  MFR (1·05) (1·10)   (0·74)   (1·22)   (0·74)  
  Males 51974 31199   1368   12517   5547  
  Females 49354 27963 0·94 (0·92-0·96) 1908 1·47 (1·37-1·58) 10193 0·86 (0·83-0·88) 7572 1·44 (1·39-1·49)
  (MFR) (1·05) (1·12)   (0·72)   (1·23)   (0·73)  
2010 Males 53033 31478   1474   12775   6191  
  Females 51444 28644 0·94 (0·92-0·96) 2147 1·50 (1·40-1·61) 11274 0·91 (0·88-0·94) 7945 1·32 (1·28-1·37)
  MFR (1·03) (1·10)   (0·69)   (1·13)   (0·78)  
  1. † CI= Confidence Interval.
  2. ‡ OR= Odds Ratio.
  3. * Pakistan has been taken as the reference, for comparison.
  4. ¤ Male-to-female ratio of notified TB cases.