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Table 1 Demographic information of participants in study by age and residence

From: Surveillance of pneumococcal serotype 1 carriage during an outbreak of serotype 1 invasive pneumococcal disease in central Australia 2010–2012

  Number in study Pneumococcus culture positive (95% CI) Pneumococcus PCR positive (95% CI) Pneumococcus serotype 1 culture positive (95% CI) Pneumococcus serotype 1 PCR positive (95% CI)
Residence      
Alice Springs 103/130 (79.2%) 10/103 (9.7%) (5, 17) 11/103 (10.7%) (5, 18) 0/103 (0.0%) 0/103 (0.0%)
Remote Communities 27/130 (20.8%) 11/27 (40.7%) (22, 61) 8/27 (29.6%) (14, 50) 3/27 (11.1%) (2, 29) 4/27 (14.8%) (4, 34)
Alice Springs      
≤10years 21/103 (20.4%) 10/21 (47.6%) (26, 70) 10/21 (47.6%) (26, 70) 0/21 (0.0%) 0/21 (0.0%)
>10years 82/103 (79.6%) 0/82 (0.0%) 1/82 (1.2%) (0.03, 7) 0/82 (0.0%) 0/82 (0.0%)
Remote Communities      
≤10years 12/27 (44.4%) 9/12 (75.0%) (43, 95) 8/12 (66.7%) (18,62) 3/12 (25.0%) (5, 57) 4/12 (33.3%) (10, 65)
>10years 15/27 (55.6%) 2/15 (13.3%) (2, 40) 0/15 (0.0%) (0, 22) 0/15 (0.0%) 0/15 (0.0%)
  1. Data also include number of participants positive for pneumococcus by both culture and molecular methods.