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Table 4 Age, sex, health status and clinical details of HHCs diagnosed with active TB disease

From: Evaluation of facility and community-based active household tuberculosis contact investigation in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

HHC Age Sex Symptoms at screening TB Dx in index case Mal-nutrition Immuno-deficiencyd Active TB diagnosis in HHCse TB Site(s) Diagnostic resultsf
Amhara Region
 1 58 M Cough, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue SS + PTB No No EPTB Cervical AFB-negative SSM, normal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 2 53 M Cough, night sweats, fatigue EPTB No No EPTB Pleural Abnormal CXR, suggestive body fluid analysis
 3 2 M Fever, appetite loss SS + PTB Yes No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 4a 11 M Fever, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss SS + PTB No No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 5a 23 F Cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue SS + PTB No No SS + PTB Pulmonary, cervical AFB-positive SSM, abnormal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 6a 40 F Cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue SS + PTB No No EPTB Pleural AFB-negative SSM, abnormal CXR, suggestive FNAc, suggestive U/S
 7 14 F Cough, neck swelling EPTB Yes No EPTB Cervical Suggestive FNAc
 8 55 M Cough, fever SS-PTB Yes Yes SS-PTB Pulmonary AFB-negative SSM, abnormal CXR
 9 14 F Cough, fever, night sweats, haemoptysis EPTB Yes No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 10 5 M Cough, fever, appetite loss EPTB No No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 11 28 F Fever, night sweats EPTB Yes No EPTB Hilar lymph-adenopathy Abnormal CXR
 12 30 F Cough, fever, fatigue EPTB Yes Yesc EPTB Axillary lymph-adenopathy Normal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 13 8 M Night sweats EPTB No No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary, cervical Abnormal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 14b 60 F Cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue EPTB Yes No EPTB Pleural, cervical AFB-negative SSM, abnormal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 15b 20 F Cough, fever, night sweats EPTB Yes Yes PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 16 10 M Cough, fever, night sweats, appetite loss EPTB Yes No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
 17 15 F Cough, fever, night sweats, weight loss, neck swelling, fatigue EPTB Yes No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR, suggestive FNAc
 18 4 F Fever, night sweats EPTB No No PTB, no SSM Pulmonary Abnormal CXR
Tigray Region
 19 14 F Cough, weight loss SS + PTB Yes No SS + PTB Pulmonary AFB-positive SSM, abnormal CXR
  1. a, b Observed clustering (HHCs within the same household)
  2. cOnly HHC diagnosed with active TB disease with a positive HIV status
  3. dSelf-reported; includes HIV, kidney disease, diabetes, previous/current cancer treatment, previous TB, signs of primary immunodeficiency (e.g., recurrent or chronic infections)
  4. eSS-PTB Smear-negative pulmonary TB, SS + PTB smear-positive pulmonary TB, PTB pulmonary TB, no SSM sputum smear microscopy not performed, EPTB extra pulmonary TB
  5. fAFB acid-fast bacilli, SSM sputum smear microscopy, CXR chest x-ray, FNAc fine needle aspiration cytology, U/S ultrasound
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