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Table 5 Median Setting and Relationship scores (with interquartile range-IQR) from the sub-set of 940 enrolled contacts with demographic variables collected. Overall and stratified by gender and age of cases and contacts

From: Defining adequate contact for transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an African urban environment

VariableN (%)Setting Score Median (IQR)Relationship Score Median (IQR)
Overall940 (100)10.2 (7.0,13.6)7.7 (6.4,10.1)
Stratified by Gender Index
Contact with Male Index6619.3 (6.8,12.9)7.8 (6.2,10.1)
  00–14 years13712.8 (9.1,15.0)7.2 (6.0,8.4)
  15 years and greater5248.3 (6.6,12.1)8.1 (6.2,10.4)
Contact with Female Index27911.5 (7.7, 15.2)7.7 (6.6,9.7)
  00–14 years10814.0 (9.9,16.3)7.3 (6.6,8.0)
  15 years and greater17110.8 (7.0,13.9)8.2 (6.6,10.9)
Stratified by Age Index
Contact with index 15–24 years29611.3 (7.4,14.8)7.9 (6.5,10.5)
  00–14 years9514.2 (9.1,16.0)7.4 (6.5,8.0)
  15 years and greater20110.7 (6.9,13.6)9.0 (6.5,11.2)
Contact with index 25–44 years5219.3 (6.7,13.1)7.7 (6.3,10.0)
  00–14 years11913.5 (9.4,15.6)7.3 (6.0,8.6)
  15 years and greater4028.3 (6.6,12.0)7.9 (6.4,10.4)
Contact with index 45 years and greater12310.2 (7.0,12.8)7.6 (6.1,9.6)
  00–14 years3112.2 (6.9,14.0)7.2 (6.1,7.8)
  15 years and greater9210.0 (7.0,12.0)7.7 (6.1,10.3)
Stratified by Sex assortment
 Female index with female contact15511.4 (7.2,15.1)7.8 (6.8,10.3)
 Female index with male contact12411.8 (8.2,15.4)7.4 (6.4,9.1)
 Male index with female contact3239.9 (6.9,13.3)7.8 (6.0,10.7)
 Male index with male contact3389.0 (6.7,12.5)7.8 (6.5,9.7)