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Table 1 Characteristics of minibus drivers participating in an active TB screening program within in a large public transport facility in Johannesburg, South Africa

From: Tuberculosis active case finding: uptake and diagnostic yield among minibus drivers in urban South Africa

  N (%) or median (IQR)
Age, years 37 (30, 45)
Sex
 Male 684 (99.7)
 Female 2 (0.3)
Detention
 Ever detained 254 (37)
 Never detained 432 (63)
Current smoker
 No 427 (62)
 Yes 259 (38)
Ever diagnosed with TB 54 (8)
TB treatment
 Currently receiving treatment 4 (1)
 Ever received treatment 50 (7)
 Never on treatment 632 (92)
Ever tested for HIV
 Yes 424 (62)
 No 262 (38)
 Reported prior positive result 27 (6)
HIV testing at encounter
 HIV testing performed 406 (60)
 Tested HIV positive 59 (15)
Random glucose, mmol/L
 <7.8 (normal) 547 (80)
 7.8-11 (pre-diabetes) 93 (14)
 >11 (diabetes) 40 (6)
TB symptom screening
 Cough 139 (20)
 Fever 33 (5)
 Night sweats 72 (11)
 Weight loss 49 (7)
 Cough, fever, night sweats, or weight loss 186 (27)