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Table 5 Population attributable fraction of prevalent tuberculosis to hyperglycaemia for Zambian and Western Cape communities, stratified by age, using random blood glucose concentration cut-off 11.1 mmol/L

From: The association of hyperglycaemia with prevalent tuberculosis: a population-based cross-sectional study

Age (years) Zambia Western Cape
Hyperglycaemia prevalence (%) PAF (95% CI) Hyperglycaemia prevalence (%) PAF (95% CI)
18–24 0.42 0.00 (0.00–0.96) 0.27 0.16 (0.00–0.52)
25–29 0.51 0.00 (0.00–1.16) 0.42 0.24 (0.00–0.70)
30–34 1.22 0.00 (0.00–2.72) 0.75 0.43 (0.00–1.05)
35–39 1.18 0.00 (0.00–2.63) 2.04 1.18 (0.07–2.28)
40–49 2.27 0.00 (0.00–4.95) 4.26 2.47 (0.67–4.24)
50–59 4.69 0.00 (0.00–9.88) 7.76 4.50 (1.70–7.22)
60+ 4.60 0.00 (0.00–9.70) 8.65 5.01 (1.97–7.97)
Total 1.45 0.00 (0.00–3.21) 2.83 1.64 (0.28–2.99)
  1. PAF population attributable fraction, CI confidence interval; Hyperglycaemia defined as a random blood glucose concentration ≥11.1 mmol/L; Negative PAFs were given a value of zero