Table 1

Baseline hostel characteristics for intervention and control arms

London TB sector*
 North Central729418
 North East625732
 North West521836
 South East625314
Hostel size
 43 or less beds13541255
 Greater than 43 beds11461045
Historical screening uptake
 50% or less15631255
 Greater than 50%9381045
Effectiveness of hostel†
 13 or less12501045
 Greater than 1312501255
Incentives provided for screening‡
  • *TB control is split into geographical sectors in London.

  • †Categorisation performed by splitting the data in half; see online supplementary appendix for full details of how this was calculated.

  • ‡May have included food or vouchers for food.

  • TB, tuberculosis.