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Table 1 Clinical and epidemiological profile of tuberculosis cases in children, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil (2006–2017)

From: Risk areas for tuberculosis among children and their inequalities in a city from Southeast Brazil

Variables N (98) %
Age (years)
0–5 29 29,6
6–10 26 26.5
11–14 43 43.9
Gender
Male 55 56.1
Female 43 43.9
Race
White 39 39.8
Brown 27 27.6
Black 8 8.2
Ignored 24 24.5
Years of study
1–3 10 10.2
4–7 16 16.3
8–11 13 13.3
12–14 1 1.0
Ignored 37 37.7
Case type
New 89 90.8
Relapse 9 9.2
Classification
Pulmonary 74 75.5
Extrapulmonary 14 14.3
Concomitant 7 7.1
Disseminated 3 3.1
Discovery method
Outpatient demand 48 49,0
In-hospital diagnostic elucidation 23 23.5
Discovery after death 2 2.0
Urgency 16 16.3
Contacts investigation 1 1.0
Ignored 6 6.1
Outcome
Abandonment 4 4.1
Cure 62 63.3
Bankruptcy/resistance 1 1.0
Death with TB as a basic cause 6 6.1
Death from other causes 14 14.3
Diagnostic change 7 7.1
State/country transfer 1 1.0
Ignored 3 3.1
TB-HIV co-infection
No 63 64.3
Yes 24 24.5
Ignored 11 11.2
Alcoholism
No 79 80.6
Yes 19 19.4
Mental disease
No 95 96.9
Yes 3 3.1
Drug addiction
No 94 95.9
Yes 4 4.1
Smoking
No 96 98.0
Yes 2 2.0
  1. Abbreviations: HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, TB Tuberculosis