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Table 3 Short title: characteristics of new entrants with tuberculosis and risk factors for tuberculosis diagnosis. Detailed title: characteristics of new entrants diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) at any time after entry screening and adjusted risk ratio (ARR), 95 % confidence interval (95 % CI) and P value for the association between exposure category and TB diagnosis at community level (identified in the Enhanced TB Surveillance System (ETS))

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

  TB cases (no. = 350) TB cases (%) Adjusted RR 95 % CI P value (Wald test)
Sex      
 Female 149 (0.17) Ref.    
 Male 201 (0.18) 0.91 0.70 1.18 0.48
Age (years)       
 16–24 117 (0.13) Ref.    
 25–29 134 (0.19) 1.15 0.87 1.52 0.34
 30–54 83 (0.20) 1.05 0.73 1.49 0.81
 ≥55 16 (0.60) 2.36 0.56 9.92 0.24
Visa of entry       
 Student 197 (0.14) Ref.    
 Work permit 52 (0.16) 0.78 0.55 1.10 0.16
 Long stay visitor 9 (0.14) 0.81 0.40 1.65 0.56
 Refugee/Asylum Seeker 10 (0.52) 4.27 2.24 8.13 <0.01
Incidence of TB in country of origin (cases per 100,000 population per year)
 40–150 25 (0.04) Ref.    
 151–250 241 (0.23) 6.14 3.77 10.00 <0.01
 251–350 55 (0.25) 4.93 2.40 7.61 <0.01
 >350 19 (0.36) 5.53 2.14 14.33 <0.01