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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants (n = 481)

From: Diagnosis and follow-up of treatment of latent tuberculosis; the utility of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-tube assay in outpatients from a tuberculosis low-endemic country

Characteristics No %
Age; mean (range) 39 (9-87)  
Gender   
   Male 196 40.7
   Female 285 59.3
Origin   
   Norway with western parents 296 61.5
   Another western country 7 1.5
   Parents from TB endemic country 12 2.5
   TB endemic country 166 34.5
Stay in TB endemic country 309 64.0
Exposure of TB 261 54.6
BCG vaccinated 423 87.9
BCG scar 356 74.0
Previous TB 28 5.8