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Table 1 Trend of TB notifications in children in Kampala district divisions 2011–2015

From: Trend and outcome of notified children with tuberculosis during 2011-2015 in Kampala, Uganda

Age group Division   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 p value for trend
Overall (adults and children) Central   626 256 597 1128 1199  
Kawempe   4054 2440 2866 3475 3040  
Nakawa   878 457 753 1000 1151  
Rubaga   1339 533 901 1048 1152  
Makindye   979 443 788 1448 670  
Proportion of children    7.2% 10% 6.9% 6.3% 6% 0.35
0–4 years Central notified 0 0 0 20 18  
rateb 0 0 0 232 204 0.17
Kawempe notified 194 147 130 191 117  
rateb 410 304 264 380 228 0.0003***
Nakawa notified 0 0 4 7 21  
rateb 0 0 9 17 50 0.004**
Lubaga notified 86 47 50 36 36  
rateb 155 83 86 61 60 <0.0001****
Makindye notified 33 37 25 27 15  
rateb 64 70 46 49 26 0.0002***
5–14 years Central notified 0 0 0 25 33  
rateb 0 0 0 217 281 0.004**
Kawempe notified 153 95 105 120 107  
rateb 239 145 157 176 154 0.0009***
Nakawa notified 0 0 11 13 37  
rateb 0 0 17 19 55 0.007**
Lubaga notified 54 56 56 38 34  
rateb 68 49 33 40 19 <0.0001****
Makindye notified 48 35 24 30 15  
rateb 67 47 32 39 19 <0.0001****
  1. bnotification per 100,000
  2. * P ≤ 0.05, ** P ≤ 0.01, *** P ≤ 0.001, **** P ≤ 0.0001