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Table 7 Clinical features of contacts brought for screening at the study and control centers

From: Strengthening contact tracing capacity of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Enugu, southeast Nigeria: a targeted and focused health education intervention study

Clinical features Baseline (six months pre-intervention) Post-intervention (six months period of intervention)  
  N = 57 (%) N = 176 (%) 95% CI
Cough 7(12.3) 15(8.5) -14.8-22.4
Fever 7(12.3) 12 ( 6.8) -12.7-23.7
Night sweats 3(5.3) 5 (2.8) -10.4-14.9
Weight loss 8(14.0) 11 (6.3) -11.3-26.7
Haemoptysis 1(1.8) 5 (2.8) -7.3-9.3
Tuberculin test:    
Positive 18(31.6) 45 (25.6) -20.8-32.8
Negative 39(68.4 131(74.4) -32.8-20.8
Chest X-ray report:    
Positive 7(12.3) 13(7.4) -31.6-23.3
Negative 50(87.7) 163 (92.6) -23.3-13.5
Sputum AFB result:    
Positive 5(8.8) 11(6.3) -13.6-18.5
Negative 52(91.2) 165(93.8) -18.6-13.4
Total 57(100.0) 176(100.0)