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Table 1 Short title: main characteristics of new entrants screened in Heathrow and Gatwick, UK, 2009/2010. Detailed title: distribution of new entrants on the basis of demographic characteristics, visa of entry and tuberculosis (TB) incidence in the country of origin

From: Outcomes analysis of new entrant screening for active tuberculosis in Heathrow and Gatwick airports, United Kingdom 2009/2010

  No. (%)
Sex   
   Male 114 191 (57.0)
Age (years)   
   16–24 87 222 (43.6)
   25–29 68 762 (34.4)
   30–54 41 501 (20.7)
   ≥55 2 678 (1.3)
   Unknown 36 (0.0)
Visa of entry   
   Student 138 466 (69.2)
   Work permit 32 006 (16.0)
   Long Stay Visitor 6 321 (3.2)
   Refugee/Asylum Seeker 1 913 (1.0)
   Unknown 21 493 (10.7)
Incidence of TB in country of origin (annual cases per 100 000)
   40–149 57 541 (28.7)
   150–249 106 686 (53.3)
   250–349 22 001 (11.0)
   ≥350 5 288 (2.6)
   Unknown 8 683 (4.3)
Total 200 199 (100.0)