Table 1

Prevalence of self-reported Tuberculosis among adult men (aged 15–59 years) and women (aged 15–49 years) by selected demographic and socio-economic characteristics
Sample (N) Number reporting TB Prevalence per 1000 population 95% CIs
Age
≤25 years 72300 187 2.58 2.22, 2.96
26-40 years 84639 423 4.99 4.52, 5.47
>40 years 41815 305 7.29 6.48, 8.11
Gender
Male 72369 443 6.12 5.55, 6.69
Female 124385 472 3.79 3.45, 4.14
Type of residence
Urban 95160 353 3.71 3.32, 4.10
Rural 103594 562 5.43 4.98, 5.87
Education
No education 50465 411 8.14 7.36, 8.93
Primary 29230 160 5.47 4.63, 6.32
Secondary 94627 308 3.25 2.89, 3.62
Higher 24389 36 1.48 0.99, 1.96
Wealth Quintiles
Poorest 21162 119 5.62 4.62, 6.63
Poorer 27930 192 6.87 5.91, 78.4
Middle 38547 220 5.71 4.96, 6.46
Rich 49482 185 3.74 3.20, 4.28
Richest 61633 119 1.93 1.58, 2.28
Region of India
Northern India 31584 89 2.82 2.23, 3.40
North-eastern India 34776 233 6.70 5.84, 7.56
Central India 37987 199 5.24 4.51, 5.96
Western India 27707 126 4.55 3.76, 5.34
Eastern India 24606 146 5.93 4.97, 6.89
South India 42094 122 2.89 2.38, 3.41

*all the comparison were statistically significant p < 0.01.

Sreeramareddy et al.

Sreeramareddy et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-16

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