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Table 2 The trend of paediatric TB notification rates in Kampala 2011–2015

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

   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 p value for trend
All children notified 568 417 401 507 433  
confirmedb 49 28 57 112 94  
population 478,075 487,830 497,785 507,942 518,307  
ratea 119 85 81 100 84 0.07
0–4 years notified 313 231 209 281 207  
confirmedb 11 4 7 42 8  
population 200,684 204,780 208,958 213,222 217,573  
ratea 155 112 100 131 95 0.003**
5–14 years notified 255 186 196 226 226  
confirmedb 38 24 50 70 86  
population 277,390 283,051 288,826 294,720 300,734  
ratea 81 65 67 76 75 0.97
  1. anotification per 100,000
  2. * P ≤ 0.05, ** P ≤ 0.01, *** P ≤ 0.001, **** P ≤ 0.0001
  3. bbacteriologically confirmed either smear, Xpert MTB/RIF or culture