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Table 1 QFT results by demographic and occupational factors

From: The effect of introducing IGRA to screen French healthcare workers for tuberculosis and potential conclusions for the work organisation

  QFT negative QFT positive All  
  N % n % N % p-value
Female 386 77.4 113 22.6 499 78.7  
Male 107 79.3 28 20.7 135 21.3 0.637
Age (years)        
  < 30 110 73.8 39 26.2 149 23.5  
  30 – < 40 153 79.7 39 20.3 192 30.3  
  40 – < 50 129 85.4 22 14.6 151 23.8  
  50+ 101 71.1 41 28.9 142 22.4 0.015
Status        
  Temporary 59 67.0 29 33.0 88 13.9  
  Student 45 86.5 7 13.5 52 8.2  
  Staff 389 78.7 105 21.3 494 77.9 0.015
Profession        
  Nurses 169 77.9 48 22.1 217 34.2  
  Physicians 52 88.1 7 11.9 59 9.3  
  Others 272 76.0 86 24.0 358 56.5 0.115
Department        
  Pneumology 67 82.7 14 17.3 81 12.8  
  Infectiology 10 71.4 4 28.6 14 2.2  
  Emergency 105 77.8 30 22.2 135 21.3  
  All others 311 77.0 93 23.0 404 63.7 0.656
TST        
  < 10 mm 92 86.0 15 14.0 107 16.9  
  10- < 15 mm 61 81.3 14 18.7 75 11.8  
  +15 mm 202 71.1 82 28.9 284 44.8  
  Unknown 138 82.1 30 17.9 168 26.5 0.003
TST increase        
  No increase 44 67.7 21 32.3 65 10.3  
  6- < 10 mm 17 65.4 9 34.6 26 4.1  
  +10 mm 34 79.1 9 20.9 43 6.8  
  Not tested 398 79.6 102 20.4 500 78.9 0.068
Total 493 77.8 141 22.2 634 100.0