Table 1

Demographic details, BCG status and tuberculosis (TB) contact history for case cohort

All (n=195)Definite TB (n=49)Probable TB (n=146)
Age in years
 <112 (6.2%)3 (6.1%)9 (6.2%)
 1–211 (5.6%)1 (2.0%)10 (6.8%)
 2.1–537 (19.0%)4 (8.2%)33 (22.6%)
 5.1–1051 (26.2%)14 (28.6%)37 (25.3%)
 10.1–1684 (43.1%)27 (55.1%)57 (39.0%)
Mean (range)8.5 (0.2 to 16)10.1 (0.6 to 16)8.0 (0.2 to 16)
Sex
 Female116 (59.5%)28 (57.1%)88 (60.3%)
 Male79 (40.5%)21 (42.9%)58 (39.7%)
 Male:female1:1.51:1.31:1.5
Ethnicity
 Black African46 (23.6%)20 (40.8%)26 (17.8%)
 South Asian35 (17.9%)12 (24.5%)23 (15.8%)
 South-east Asian8 (4.1%)3 (6.1%)5 (3.4%)
 Afro-Caribbean0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
 Arab33 (16.9%)5 (10.2%)28 (19.2%)
 Mixed race3 (1.5%)1 (2.0%)2 (1.4%)
 Caucasian35 (17.9%)6 (12.2%)29 (19.9%)
 Latin American1 (0.5%)0 (0%)1 (0.7%)
 Unknown34 (17.4%)2 (4.1%)32 (21.9%)
Country of birth
 UK76 (39.0%)13 (26.5%)63 (43.2%)
 Non-UK81 (41.5%)31 (63.3%)50 (34.2%)
 Unknown38 (19.5%)5 (10.2%)33 (22.6%)
TB contact
 Yes110 (56.4%)26 (53.1%)84 (57.5%)
 No79 (40.5%)19 (38.8%)60 (41.1%)
 Unknown6 (3.1%)4 (8.2%)2 (1.4%)
BCG-vaccinated
 Yes104 (53.3%)31 (63.3%)73 (50%)
 No40 (20.5%)6 (12.2%)34 (23.3%)
 Unknown51 (26.2%)12 (24.5%)39 (26.7%)