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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the participants included in the final analysis

From: Serial interferon-gamma release assays during treatment of active tuberculosis in young adults

Characteristics Values (n = 59)
Median age: years (range) 21 (20-48)
Male: n (%) 59 (100)
BCG scar present: n (%) 44 (74.6)
Current smoker 26 (44.1)
Diagnosis  
   Pulmonary TB (%) 46 (78.0)
Smear positive 13 (28.9)*
Culture positive 33 (71.7)*
   TB pleuritis 11 (18.6)
   TB lymphadenitis    1 (1.7)
   TB abscess    1 (1.7)
  1. * The percentages were calculated using participants with pulmonary TB as the denominator.