Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the screened population and the TB cases identified

Screened population
n=1075
TB cases identified
n=36
Age, years*45.5 (SD 11.2)46.7 (SD 10.0)
Sex
 Male765 (71.2%)28 (77.8%)
 Female310 (28.8%)8 (22.2%)
Ethnicity
 Danish6 (16.7%)
 Greenlandic26 (72.2%)
 Other—TB high incidence2 (5.6%)
 Other—TB low incidence2 (5.6%)
Homeless23 (63.9%)
Substance abuse
 Alcohol†23 (63.9%)
 Cannabis†19 (52.8%)
 Drugs†4 (11.1%)
 None8 (22.2%)
 One12 (33.3%)
 Two or more16 (44.4%)
Previous TB6 (16.7%)
HIV infection‡0 (0.0%)
  • Only available baseline characteristics of the screened population are age and sex.

  • *Age at first screening (screened population) and at diagnosis (TB cases).

  • †Abuse of more than one substance could be reported.

  • ‡HIV-test at time of TB diagnosis.