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Table 2 Prevalence of smear positive and culture positive TB at two different time points

From: Declining tuberculosis prevalence in Saharia, a particularly vulnerable tribal community in Central India: evidences for action

  Number examined Number of Pulmonary TB Prevalence Per 100,000 popn. Change in prevalence
Baseline Endline Baseline Endline Baseline Endline No %
Smear-positive
 Sex
  Male 4781 4700 156 115 3263 2447 816 25.0
  Female 4975 5075 37 33 744 650 93 12.6
 Age (years)
  15–24 2853 2531 24 17 841 672 170 20.2
  25–34 2616 3015 42 37 1606 1227 378 23.6
  35–44 1783 1837 45 39 2524 2123 401 15.9
  45–54 1391 1367 51 31 3666 2268 1399 38.1
  ≥55 1113 1025 31 24 2785 2341 444 15.9
Culture positive
 Sex
  Male 4781 4700 185 113 3869 2404 1465 37.9
  Female 4975 5075 47 33 945 650 294 31.2
 Age (years)
  15–24 2853 2531 24 17 841 672 170 20.2
  25–34 2616 3015 52 31 1988 1028 960 48.3
  35–44 1783 1837 62 34 3477 1851 1626 46.8
  45–54 1391 1367 61 33 4385 2414 1971 45.0
  ≥55 1113 1025 33 31 2965 3024 −59 −2.0