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Table 2 Age distribution of study subjects and patients

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex drug resistance pattern and identification of species causing tuberculosis in the West and Centre regions of Cameroon

Age range (years) 15- 29 30-44 45 - 60 > 60
Number of suspected cases in age range (%) 206 216 122 58
Number positive by smear microscopy (% of positive cases) 63 (41.00%) 53 (34.41%) 29 (18.83%) 9 (5.84%)
% Smear positives in age group 30.58% 24.53% 23.77% 15.51%