Table 1

 Proportion of adults (aged ⩾15 years) with tuberculosis (TB) co-infected with HIV by demographic characteristics in England and Wales, 1999–2003

CharacteristicNo (% of total)co-infected with TB and HIVTotal with TB
323 cases of tuberculosis did not come from the TB surveillance database but were derived from HIV surveillance data.
Overall1743 (5.7)30670
Age group (years)
    15–1911 (0.6)1741
    20–29417 (5.6)7482
    30–39853 (12.9)6639
    40–49336 (8.1)4167
    50–64109 (2.3)4733
    65+15 (0.3)5772
    Unknown2 (1.5)136
Calendar year
    1999169 (3.1)5388
    2000253 (4.2)5990
    2001314 (5.1)6211
    2002459 (7.1)6497
    2003548 (8.3)6584
Sex
    Male869 (5.2)16788
    Female845 (6.1)13800
    Unknown29 (35.4)82
Ethnic group
    White179 (2.1)8668
    Black African1217 (20.5)5938
    Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi37 (0.3)10853
    Mixed other58 (2.5)2318
    Black other16 (7.8)204
    Black Caribbean22 (2.7)818
    Unknown214 (11.4)1871
Region of birth
    Africa1166 (19.8)5880
    Asia57 (0.6)9506
    Europe48 (4.6)1046
    Latin America/Caribbean15 (3.5)430
    North America/Australasia3 (7.1)42
    UK132 (1.5)8646
    Unknown322 (6.3)5105
Born in UK
    Yes132 (1.5)8646
    No1611 (7.3)22024
Place of TB report
    London903 (6.9)13077
    Rest of England & Wales673 (3.9)17431
Years since arrival in the UK
    ⩽5826 (10.7)7704
    >5200 (2.9)6798
    Unknown585 (7.8)7522