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Table 1 Background characteristics of 1205 pulmonary tuberculosis patients with (n = 197) or without (n = 1008) diabetes

From: The role of diabetes co-morbidity for tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective cohort study from Mwanza, Tanzania

  Patients without diabetes Patients with diabetes p
  (n = 1008) (n = 197)  
Age, years (mean [SD]) 36.3 [12.8] 38.0 [13.6] 0.083
Female sex 404 (40.1) 89 (45.2) 0.183
HIV infection 507 (50.3) 97 (49.2) 0.786
TB status    
 PTB- 339 (33.6) 63 (32.0) 0.65
 PTB+ 669 (66.4) 134 (68.0)  
Ethnic group    
 Msukuma tribe 459 (45.6) 94 (47.7) 0.582
 Other tribes 548 (54.4) 103 (52.3)  
Marital status    
 Single 249 (24.9) 42 (21.5) 0.605
 Married/cohabiting 528 (52.8) 108 (55.4)  
 Separated/divorced/widow 223 (22.3) 45 (23.1)  
Occupation    
 Farmer/Fisherman 394 (39.2) 75 (38.3) 0.974
 Businessman/Employed 356 (35.4) 74 (37.8)  
 Housewife 120 (11.9) 23 (11.7)  
 Unemployed 51 (5.1) 9 (4.6)  
Religion    
 Christian 741 (73.6) 155 (78.7) 0.191
 Muslim 223 (22.1) 38 (19.3)  
Smoking    
 Never 675 (82.9) 139 (17.1) 0.60
 Past smoker 110 (85.9) 18 (14.1)  
 Current smoker 216 (84.7) 39 (15.3)  
Take alcohol    
 No 533 (82.9) 110 (17.1) 0.45
 Yes 475 (84.5) 87 (15.5)  
  1. Data are n(%) unless otherwise specified.