Table 4

Time since tuberculosis treatment and type of tuberculosis diagnosis, stratified by spirometry outcome in post-tuberculosis cases

Normal spirometry (n=32)Abnormal spirometry (n=20)P value
Time since TB treatment completion (months)
 <12 months11 (34.4)7 (35.5)0.878*
 12 to <24 months9 (28.1)4 (20.0)
 >24 months12 (37.5)9 (45.0)
Type of TB diagnosis
 Confirmed13 (40.6)7 (35.0)0.774†
 Unconfirmed19 (59.4)13 (65.0)
  • *P value obtained from Cochran-Armitage test for trend.

  • †P value obtained from Fisher’s exact test.

  • TB, tuberculosis.