Prevalence of HIV and Tuberculosis in Masiphumelele Township, Cape Town, South Africa

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00096681
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 15, 2004
Results First Posted : February 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 14, 2011
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
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Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Conditions: HIV Infections

  Participant Flow

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
Participants From the Community The number of participants from the community who attended the clinic for a once off study visit

Baseline Measures
   Participants From the Community 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   26 
Between 18 and 65 years   726 
>=65 years   10 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 30  (11.1) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   422 
Male   340 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
South Africa   762 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Number of Participants With Microbiologically Confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis   [ Time Frame: Pulmonary Tuberculosis diagnosed from sputum sample obtained at the study visit ]

2.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With a Positive HIV Test   [ Time Frame: HIV status at the time of the study visit ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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