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Table 3 Development of tuberculosis disease over a period of 9 months 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 Disease
n (%)
Children to be followed
< 6 yrs 6–14 yrs Overall
Recruitment 16 (29.1) 16 (16.5) 32 (21.1)  
N = 55 N = 97 N = 152
3 Months 0 5 (6.2) 5 (4.3) 120
N = 36a 81 117
6 Months 0 6 (8.8) 6 (5.8) 115
N = 36a N = 68b N = 104
9 Months 1 (2.7) 10 (16.9) 11 (11.6) 104
N = 36a N = 59c N = 95  
  1. a3 did not report
  2. b8 children did not report
  3. c6 children did not report