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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and tuberculosis prevalence of the study population in the Central Highlands in 2003

From: Low tuberculosis notification in mountainous Vietnam is not due to low case detection: a cross-sectional survey

  Population N Prolonged cough* N (%, 95%CI) New smear-positive tuberculosis N Prevalence* (/100,000 population) (95%CI) Notification (/100,000 population pyr)
Total 68,946 1,298 (1.9%, 95%CI 1.8–2.0%) 16 23 (13–38) 44
Sex      
   Men 34,809 721 (2.1%, 95%CI 1.9–2.2%) 9 26 (12–49) 62
   Women 34,135 559 (1.6%, 95%CI 1.5–1.8%) 6 18 (6–38) 25
   Unknown   18 1   
Age (years)      
   15 – 34 40,480 190 (0.47%, 95%CI 0.41–0.54%) 0 0 (0–9) 22
   35 – 54 21,165 410 (1.9 %, 95%CI 1.8 – 2.1 %) 6 28 (10–62) 85
   55+ 7,301 696 (9.5 %, 95%CI 8.9 – 10 %) 10 137 (66–252) 125
   Unknown   2 0   
Ethnicity      
   Kinh 36,862 488 (1.3%, 95%CI 1.2–1.4%) 2 5 (0–20) .
   Minority group 32,084 796 (2.5%, 95%CI 2.3–2.7%) 13 41 (22–69) .
   Unknown   14 1   
  1. *Unweighted estimate