Transmission of tuberculosis: perceptions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

In which of the following ways, if any, do you think TB can be passed from person to person?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 22, 2015
Transmission of tuberculosis: perceptions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015 This statistic displays the share of ways in which tuberculosis can be spread from person to person, according to a survey conducted in London, United Kingdom in 2015. Of respondents, 66 percent said tuberculosis is transmitted through coughing or sneezing.
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In which of the following ways, if any, do you think TB can be passed from person to person?

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Share of respondents
Coughing or sneezing66%
Spitting56%
Kissing someone44%
Sharing needles or syringes36%
Contaminated food or water34%
Sharing glasses, plates or utensils30%
Unprotected sex17%
Genetically (passed down through family lines, hereditary)11%
It can't be passed from person to person3%
Don't know18%
Share of respondents
Coughing or sneezing66%
Spitting56%
Kissing someone44%
Sharing needles or syringes36%
Contaminated food or water34%
Sharing glasses, plates or utensils30%
Unprotected sex17%
Genetically (passed down through family lines, hereditary)11%
It can't be passed from person to person3%
Don't know18%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 22, 2015
This statistic displays the share of ways in which tuberculosis can be spread from person to person, according to a survey conducted in London, United Kingdom in 2015. Of respondents, 66 percent said tuberculosis is transmitted through coughing or sneezing.
Show more
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