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Table 1 The proportion of HCWs screened, the yield and the TB incidence

From: Feasibility of district wide screening of health care workers for tuberculosis in Zambia

  Number of HCWs Number screened % Number (%) with symptoms (presumptive TB)a Number (%) with TBa
Total 1757 1082 62% 52 (5% of 1082) 18 (1% of 1757) of whom at least 5 (0.5% of 1082) due to screening appointment
Type of HCW
 Paid staff 1619 1011 62%   
 Volunteers 138 71 51%   
Paid staff by type of facility
 13 clinics 454 254 56%   
 Hospital 1 952 723 76%   
 Hospital 2 213 34 16%   
  1. aThese data are not provided by subgroups to protect confidentiality