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Table 4 Chest X-ray changes in the study population by clinical HIV status

From: Clinical characteristics and initial management of patients with tuberculous pericarditis in the HIV era: the Investigation of the Management of Pericarditis in Africa (IMPI Africa) registry

Feature Clinical HIV disease No clinical HIV disease P
Number of patients
Cardiomegaly
72 (40.2) 107 (59.8) 0.39
    Yes 62 (42.2) 85 (57.8) 0.25
    No 10 (31.3) 22 (68.8)  
Pericardial calcification    
    Yes 1 (20.0) 4 (80.0) 0.33
    No 71 (40.8) 103 (59.2)  
Active PTB*    
    Yes 28 (58.3) 20 (41.7) 0.003
    No 44 (33.6) 87 (66.4)  
  1. Values are absolute counts (percentages)
  2. * PTB: Pulmonary tuberculosis