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Table 4 Univariate predictors of prevalent TB

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

Background characteristic TB cases n = 8 Population N = 5000 Prevalence/100,000 P-value (Chi-square test)
Gender     
Male 3 2589 116 0.419
Female 5 2411 207  
Age (yrs)     
12-14 4 2339 171  
15-16 3 1482 202 0.74
17-18 1 1179 85  
Schooling status     
Out of school 2 322 621 0.032
In school 6 4678 128  
Level of education     
> 7 years 1 696 144  
≤ 7 years 7 4264 164 0.961
Unknown 0 40 0  
Baseline TST     
Positive (≥10 mm) 8 802 998  
Negative (<10 mm) 0 4179 0 <0.001
Not done / Not Read 0 19 0  
TB contact     
Yes 4 237 1409 0.115
No 4 4763 76  
Cough duration (ever)     
Cough <14 days 3 2548 118  
No cough 0 1827 0 <0.001
Cough ≥14 days 5 625 800  
  1. Abbreviation: Key: TST Tuberculin Skin test.