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Table 5 Evolution of epidemiological and clinical data concerning locally born and foreign born populations of TB patients in Guadeloupe between 1999–2005 (this study) and 2006–2011 (Cadelis et al., 2012 [23])

From: Use of genotyping based clustering to quantify recent tuberculosis transmission in Guadeloupe during a seven years period: analysis of risk factors and access to health care

Parameters studied Total population of patients Foreign born Locally born
1999-2005 (n = 129) 2006-2011 (n = 128) p 1999-2005 (n = 66) 2006-2011 (n = 49) p 1999-2005 (n = 63) 2006-2011 (n = 79) p
Foreign born 66 (51.2) 49 (38.3) <0.05 NA NA     
Male 77 (59.7) 80 (62.5) NS 31 (47.0) 24 (49.0) NS 42 (66.7) 56 (70.9) NS
Prior history of active TB 13 (12.6) (a) 25 (19.5) NS 4 (7.0) (g) 8 (16.3) NS 9 (19.6) (l) 17 (21.5) NS
Extrapulmonary TB 15 (11.7) 20 (15.6) NS 12 (18.2) 12 (24.5) NS 3 (4.8) 8 (10.1) NS
HIV+ 25 (24.5) (b) 34 (26.6) NS 21 (38.2) (h) 23 (46.9) NS 4 (8.5) (m) 11 (13.9) NS
Lost of sight 33 (29.2) (c) 8 (6.3) <0.001 13 (23.2) (i) 1 (2.0) <0.01 20 (35.1) (n) 7 (8.9) <0.001
Excessive alcohol user 27 (28.1) (d) 22 (17.2) 0.05 8 (14.5) (h) 3 (6.1) NS 19 (46.3) (o) 19 (24.1) <0.025
Smoker 19 (20) (e) 30 (23.4) NS 9 (16.7) (j) 7 (14.3) NS 10 (24.4) (o) 23 (29.1) NS
Drug user 12 (12.9) (f) 6 (4.7) <0.05 2 (3.9) (k) 1 (2.0) NS 10 (24.4) (o) 5 (6.3) <0.01
  1. – Abbreviations: NA Not applicable.
  2. – For Total population of patients: Information available for (a) 103/129 cases, (b) 102/129 cases, (c) 113/129 cases, (d) 96/129 cases,.
  3. (e) 95/129 cases, (f) 93/129 cases.
  4. – For foreign-born patients: information available for (g) 57/66 cases, (h) 55/66 cases, (i) 56/66 cases, (j) 54/66 cases, (k) 52/66 cases.
  5. – For French-born patients: information available for (l) 46/63 cases, (m) 47/63 cases, (n) 57/63 cases, (o) 41/63 cases.