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Table 1 Characteristics of study population classified by age group

From: Agreement between QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube and the tuberculin skin test and predictors of positive test results in Warao Amerindian pediatric tuberculosis contacts

Characteristics, n (%) 0-5 years 6-10 years 11-15 years
n = 54 (33%) n = 62 (38%) n = 47 (29%)
Male 29 (54) 38 (61) 25 (53)
Female 25 (46) 24 (39) 22 (47)
TST positive 6 (11) 32 (52) 36 (77)
Active TB disease 2 (4) 5 (8) 4 (9)
Malnourished 31 (57) 20 (32) 13 (28)
BCG vaccinated 41 (76) 58 (94) 41 (87)