Table A1.2Pooled estimates (reference general population)

PopulationOutcomeSettingsRisk ratioa
Health workersLTBIHigh income10.06
LTBILow income5.77
TBLow income5.71
TBHigh income1.99
Congregate (mostly prisons)LTBIHigh income2.74
TBHigh income21.41
HouseholdLTBI and TBHigh income3.19

LTBI, latent TB infection; TB, tuberculosis

a

Estimates were computed from studies reported in the GRADE profiles tables

From: ANNEX 1, Quantification of TB transmission in selected settings

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