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Table 2 Prevalence of tuberculosis cases identified by systematic screening and screening at entry in a highly endemic prison

From: X ray screening at entry and systematic screening for the control of tuberculosis in a highly endemic prison

  Nb TB cases /Nb inmates screened Prevalence (%) p
Initial systematic screening 83/1374 6.0 <.00001
Systematic screening after one year 35/1244 2.8  
Screening at entry (first year) 21/754 2.8 .98
Screening at entry (second year) 28/954 2.9