Table 1

 Incidence and mortality rates of pulmonary TB by gender in Orizaba, Veracruz, 1995–2003

VariablesRate* in menRate* in womenIncidence rate ratio men:women (95% CI)p value
*Per 100 000 person-years.
†Clustering within 1 year of diagnosis.
Incidence rates
Clustered cases†7.54 (n = 87)5.35 (n = 68)1.41 (1.01 to 1.96)0.03
Reactivated cases24.25 (n = 280)14.78 (n = 188)1.64 (1.36 to 1.98)<0.001
Total cases31.79 (n = 367)20.13 (n = 256)1.58 (1.34 to 1.86)<0.001
Mortality rates
Due to TB3.20 (n = 37)1.10 (n = 15)2.91 (1.60 to 5.30)0.0003
All cause mortality7.61 (n = 88)2.20 (n = 30)3.46 (2.28 to 5.23)<0.0001