Table 2

Prevalence rate of active pulmonary TB and lesions suggesting old healed TB based on CXR
Total Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E
Number of participants 313 54 59 71 46 83
Normal 251 (80.2%) 44 (81.5%) 47 (79.7%) 57 (80.3%) 36 (78.3%) 67 (80.7%)
Active pulmonary TB 18 (5.8%)* 4 (7.4%) 1 (1.7%) 3 (4.2%) 3 (6.5%) 7 (8.4%)
Old healed TB 35 (11.2%) 4 (7.4%) 9 (15.3%) 9 (12.7%) 5 (10.9%) 8 (9.6%)
  Fibrotic scar 20 2 7 6 1 4
  Calcified nodule 17 3 3 6 2 3
  Significant pleural thickening 14 0 4 4 3 3
Other abnormalities 11 (3.5%) 2 (3.7%) 3 (5.1%) 3 (4.2%) 2 (4.3%) 1 (1.2%)

* 95% CI, 3.2-8.3%.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:720   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-720

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