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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with HIV, patients with TB, and patients with coinfection of TB and HIV in Korea (2001-2005).

From: The burden and characteristics of tuberculosis/human immunodeficiency virus (TB/HIV) in South Korea: a study from a population database and a survey

  HIV (N = 2,548) TB (N = 197,562) HIV & TB (N = 137)
Sex, male : female 2,355(92.4%):193(7.6%) 124,183(62.9%):73,379(37.1%) 132(96.4%):5(3.6%)
Age, median (range) 37.0 (4-80) 44 (0-97) 39.5 (19.9-79.1)
0-9 2 (0.1%) 1,000 (0.5%) 0 (0%)
10-19 60 (2.4%) 12,575 (6.4%) 1 (0.7%)
20-29 576 (22.6%) 39.638 (20.1%) 19 (13.9%)
30-39 873 (34.3%) 32,231 (16.3%) 51 (37.2%)
40-49 583 (22.9%) 30,515 (15.4%) 41 (29.9%)
50-59 318 (12.5%) 23,206 (11.7%) 14 (10.2%)
60- 136 (5.3%) 58,397 (29.6%) 11 (8.0%)
Year Cases Incidence (cases/105) Cases Incidence (cases/105) Cases Incidence (cases/105)
2001 327 0.69 42,737 90.3 17 0.036
2002 398 0.84 38,801 81.4 20 0.042
2003 534 1.11 36,227 75.6 21 0.044
2004 610 1.27 36,041 74.8 40 0.083
2005 680 1.41 43,781 90.7 39 0.081
CD4 count at diagnosis, median(IQR) (/mm3) 315.0 (186.0-464.0)    301.0 (171.5-460.0)
TB type (% among patients with TB)       
   Pulmonary    183,640 (92.0%)   111 (81.0%)  
Smear positive    72,599 (36.4%)   42 (30.7%)  
   Extrapulmonary    16,021 (8.0%)   26 (19.0%)  
Pleurisy    6,852 (3.4%)   3 (2.2%)  
Lymphnode    3,675 (1.8%)   10 (7.3%)  
Gastrointestinal    1,797 (0.9%)   5 (3.6%)  
Nervous    657 (0.3%)   3 (2.2%)  
Skin    272 (0.1%)   1 (0.7%)  
Other organs    2,169 (1.1%)   1 (0.7%)  
Disseminated    599 (0.3%)   3 (2.2%)