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Table 1 Demographics and underlying diseases of patients with CM

From: Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid protein concentrations of patients with cryptococcal meningitis treated with antifungal agents

Variables PR-group (n = 28) GR-group (n = 18) P-value
Age, year    
   Mean/SD 35.07/12.48 41.00/13.67 0.15
   Range (min-max) 16-60 18-67 -
Sex, male 19(67.9 %) 13(72.2 %) 1.00
Diabetes mellitus 2(7.14 %) 2(11.1 %) 0.63
Kidney diseases 1(3.57 %) 0(0.00 %) 1.00
Autoimmune diseases 3(10.7 %) 2(11.1 %) 1.00
HIV positive 2(7.14 %) 2(11.1 %) 0.64
Malignancy 1(3.57 %) 0(0.00 %) 1.00
Hypertension 0(0.00 %) 1(5.56 %) 0.43
Respiratory infection 8(28.6 %) 4(22.2 %) 0.74
Cardiovascular diseases 1(3.57 %) 0(0.00 %) 1.00
HBV positive 4(14.3 %) 1(5.56 %) 0.64