Table 6

Prevalence rate of TB infection in homeless people stratified by the status of BCG vaccination
Positive rate 95%Low 95%High P-value
Positive QFT-GIT 0.118
  BCG scar negative 73/88 83.0% 75.1 90.8
  BCG scar positive 137/190 72.1% 65.7 78.5
  BCG scar unknown* 14/17 82.4% 64.2 100.5
  Total 224/295 75.9% 71.1 80.8
Positive TST 0.156
  BCG scar negative 62/83 74.7% 65.3 84.1
  BCG scar positive 144/175 82.3% 76.6 87.9
  Total 206/258 79.8% 74.9 84.7

*Missing or refused to be evaluated.

Lee et al.

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

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