Table 1

Demographic characteristics of 131 HCWs who underwent a QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test between 11 May and 30 June 2010

CharacteristicNo. (%) of laboratory HCWsNo. (%) of ward HCWs
Gender
    Male13 (25)20 (26)
    Female40 (75)58 (74)
Age
    Mean46a42a
    SD8.59.8
Job title
    Nurse, HC assistant12 (23)72 (93)
    Technician34 (64)1 (1)
    Doctor7 (13)5 (6)
Total5378
  • a P = 0.013 (two-sided t test).