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Table 2 Prevalence of studied tuberculosis risk factors among study participants

From: Tuberculosis risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda: implications for tuberculosis control

Risk factor Number with risk factor % (95% CI)
Income below poverty line (1.25 USD/day) 144 39.5 (34.4-44.7)
Overcrowding (>2 persons/room) 209 57.3 (52.0-62.4)
Former smoker 96 26.3 (21.9-31.1)
Current smoker 5 1.4 (0.4-3.2)
Alcohol use 185 50.7 (45.4-55.9)
HIV infection 151 41.4 (36.3-46.6)
TB contact 42 11.5 (8.4-15.2)
Family history of TB 64 17.5 (13.8-21.8)
Diabetes 7 5.4 (3.1-6.7)