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Table 1 Characteristics of study population

From: A household survey on screening practices of household contacts of smear positive tuberculosis patients in Vietnam

Category Characteristics n %
Index TB patients     
  Sex Male 816 74.8
   Female 275 25.2
  Age <5 0 0.0
   5–14 0 0.0
   >15 1091 100.0
Household contacts     
  Age <5 293 7.1
   5–14 631 15.3
   >15 3194 77.6
Household contacts who went for TB screening     
  Sex Male 170 35.9
   Female 304 64.1
  Age <5 16 3.4
   5–14 31 6.5
   >15 427 90.1
Household contacts with smear examination     
  Sex Male 132 35.3
   Female 242 64.7
  Age <5 2 0.5
   5–14 13 3.5
   >15 359 96.0
Secondary TB cases detected from contacts (any test)     
  Sex Male 13 48.1
   Female 14 51.9
  Age <5 1 3.7
   5–14 2 7.4
   >15 24 88.9
Secondary TB cases detected from contacts (positive smear)     
  Sex Male 11 55.0
   Female 9 45.0
  Age <5 0 0.0
   5–14 2 10.0
   >15 18 90.0
  1. TB = tuberculosis.