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Table 1 Region, district, number of schools and children tested and read

From: A tuberculin skin test survey among Ghanaian school children

Region District Total no of schools No of schools selected Children with informed consent Children tested % tested Children read % read
Eastern New Juaben 40 28 3333 3279 98. 4 3051 93. 0
Central AAK 5 2 496 457 92. 1 387 84. 7
  Cape Coast 40 22 3125 3036 97. 2 2815 92. 7
  KEEA 7 4 653 636 97. 4 621 97. 6
Northern Savlegu-Nanton 7 4 699 643 92. 0 625 97. 2
  Tamale 25 14 2285 2085 91. 2 1973 94. 6
  T-K 15 7 756 705 93. 3 673 95. 5
Western Ahanta-East 35 18 3005 2822 93. 9 2699 95. 6
  Ahanta-West 5 3 808 777 96. 2 576 74. 1
  Wassa-West 10 6 1033 987 95. 5 889 90. 0
Upper-East Bolga 15 7 840 799 95. 1 765 95. 7
Upper-West Wa 7 4 647 638 98. 6 622 97. 5
Ashanti AN 8 4 255 250 98. 0 240 96. 0
  BAK 6 3 389 385 99. 0 382 99. 2
  Ejisu-Juaben 5 2 139 137 98. 6 133 97. 0
  Kumasi 55 27 2815 2678 95. 1 2407 89. 9
Greater-Accra Accra 15 6 990 959 96. 9 895 93. 3
  Dangme-East 7 3 197 179 90. 9 169 94. 4
  Dangme-West 10 5 586 538 91. 8 472 87. 7
  Ga 15 7 1012 933 92. 2 848 90. 9
  Tema 6 3 715 677 94. 7 619 91. 4
Total   338 179 24,778 23,600 95. 2 21,861 92. 6
  1. AAK = Abura Asebu Kowmanse, KEEA = Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem, T-K = Tolon-Kumbungu
  2. AN = Atwima Nwobeagya, BAK = Bosumtwi Atwima Kwabianya