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Table 1 Distribution of MTBC family among different pediatric TB risk factors

From: Distribution and transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex lineages among children in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda

Variable Category Patients characteristics (N = 69) MTB Uganda family (n = 49) MTB non-Uganda (n = 20) P-value
(n, %)
Age1 0-2years 30(43) 19(39) 11(55) 0.230
2-5years 19(28) 13(27) 6(30)
5 above 20(29) 17(35) 3(15)
Sex2 Female 37(54) 27(55) 10(50) 0.451
Male 32(46) 22(45) 10(50)
HIV status3 Negative 57(86) 40(85) 17(89) 0.489
Positive 9(14) 7(15) 2(11)
BCG scar4 Absent 23(33) 18(37) 15(75) 0.259
Present 46(67) 31(63) 5(25)
Night sweats5 Absent 61(88) 42(86) 19(95) 0.259
Present 8(12) 7(14) 1(5)
Extent of lung involvement6 Normal/Moderate 46(71) 36(78) 10(53) 0.041
Advanced/Far Advanced 19(29) 10 (22) 9 (47)
Cough7 No 40(58) 32(65) 8(40) 0.048
Yes 29(42) 17(35) 12(60)
Tuberculin skin test8 Negative 25(38) 21(45) 4(21) 0.063
Positive 41(62) 26(55) 15(79)
Smear status9 Negative 47(85) 30(79) 17(100) 0.041
Positive 8(15) 8(21) 0(0)
  1. 1,2,4,5,7 =Age, Sex, BCG scar, Night sweats and Cough missing 0 values 3 = HIV status missing 3 values, 6 =  extent of lung involvement missing 4 values, 8 = tuberculin skin test missing 3 values and 9 = smear status missing 14 values
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