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Table 1 Background characteristics of 248 patients included in this study

From: Increased level of acute phase reactants in patients infected with modern Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes in Mwanza, Tanzania

Variables No. of patients (n = 248)
Age range (mean) 15-81 (52)
Gender  
Male 150
Female 98
Diabetes  
Yes 6
No 241
Unknown 1
HIV  
Positive 95
Negative 153
Previously treated  
Yes 20
No 225
Unknown 3
TB-contact  
Yes 77
No 170
Unknown 1
Smoking  
Yes 53
No 195
BCG scar  
Yes 201
No 46
Unknown 1