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Table 2 Acquisition of tubercular infection (TST + ve) in children living with household adult TB patients

From: Tubercular infection in children living with adults receiving Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS): a follow up study

Visit TB Infection (TST + ve)
n (%)
Children for TST
Age < 6 yrs Age 6–14 yrs Total
Recruitment 3 (5.5) 27 (36.9) 30 (23.4)  
N = 55 N = 73a N = 128
3 Months 0 18 (33.3) 18 (20.7) 90
N = 33b N = 54 N = 87
6 Months 0 18 (58.1) 18 (26.9) 67
N = 36 N = 31 N = 67
9 Months 1 (2.8) 6 (85.7) 7 (16.3) 43
N = 36 N = 7 N = 43
  1. aTST not read in 24 children
  2. b3 children did not report