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Table 1 Numbers, percents and CI by demographics and screening results for study group and TB cases

From: The role of entry screening in case finding of tuberculosis among asylum seekers in Norway

  Groups Study group N = 2237 TB cases N = 28
   Numbers (%) 95% CI Numbers (%) 95% CI
Age groups 18-34 years 1447 (65) 63-67 22 (79) 63-94
  35-49 years 656 (29) 27-31 4 (14) 1-27
  >50 years 134 (6) 5-7 2 (7) -2-17
Gender Males 1563 (70) 68-72 13 (46) 28-65
  Females 674 (30) 28-32 15 (54) 35-72
Marital status Married 1034 (46) 44-48 10 (36) 18-53
  Not married 1203 (54) 52-56 18 (64) 47-82
The five most frequent countries Iraq 224 (10) 9-11 1 (3.6) -3-10
  Somalia 457 (20) 19-22 15 (54) 35-72
  Russia 182 (8) 7-9 4 (14) 1-27
  Afghanistan 166 (7.4) 6-9 1 (3.6) -3-10
  Serbia and Montenegro 149 (6.7) 6-8 2 (7.1) -2-17
Mantoux test <6 mm 146 (6.5) 6-8 1 (3.6) -3-10
  6-9 mm 680 (30) 28-32 2 (7.1) -2-17
  10-14 mm 760 (34) 32-36 8 (29) 12-45
  ≥ 15 mm 637 (28) 27-30 12 (43) 25-61
Abnormal X-ray   314 (14) 13-15 16 (57) 39-75