Table 1.

Characteristics of Study and Other Children Less Than Five Years of Age With TB: California, 1994

CharacteristicStudy Population
n = 165 (%)
Other Children
n = 120 (%)
Median age, mo2624
Male96 (58)*51 (43)
Race/ethnicity
Hispanic114 (69)78 (65)
Asian22 (13)25 (21)
Black17 (10)6 (5)
White12 (8)11 (9)
Foreign-born36 (22)30 (25)
Primary site of disease
Pulmonary107 (65)95 (79)
Hilar adenopathy30 (18)11 (9)
Cervical adenopathy14 (8)10 (8)
Other14 (8)4 (3)
  • * P = .01.

  • Exclusive categories.