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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of Household contacts presenting to the health facility

From: Digital CXR with computer aided diagnosis versus symptom screen to define presumptive tuberculosis among household contacts and impact on tuberculosis diagnosis

Characteristic N = 919 (%)
 Median age (IQR) 15 (6–31)
 Female Sex 549 (59.7)
Cough and duration  
 No cough 663 (72.1)
 < 2 weeks 172 (18.7)
 2–8 weeks 67 (7.3)
 >8 weeks 9 (1.0%)
 Unknown duration 8
 Previous TB 57 (6.2)
HIV status
 Tested negative 260 (28.3)
 Tested positive 35 (3.8)
 Self-report -Negative 199 (21.6)
 Self report-Positive 103 (11.2)
 Unknown status 322 (35.3)
CXR result
 Abnormal 464 (50.5)
 Normal 401 (43.6)
 Not done 54 (5.9)
Sputum results
 Sputum negative for TB 425 (46.2)
 Sputum positive for TB 19 (2.1)
 No sputum evaluated 475 (51.7)