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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of adolescents enrolled in the Iganga/Mayuge TB Cohort Study, 2009

From: Burden of tuberculosis disease among adolescents in a rural cohort in Eastern Uganda

Characteristic Study population Percentage
Total 5000 100
Age (Years)   
12-14 2339 47
15-16 1482 29
17-18 1179 24
Sex   
Male 2589 52
Marital status   
Married 33 0.7
Level of education   
>7 years 696 13.9
≤ 7 years 4250 85
Never attended school 14 0.3
Unknown 40 0.8
Enrolment status   
In school 4678 94
Out of school 322 6
Tribe   
Basoga 4089 81.8
Others 911 18.2