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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for patients treated for tuberculosis

From: Early interventions for diabetes related tuberculosis associate with hastened sputum microbiological clearance in Virginia, USA

Characteristic No. (%) All patients
N = 930
DM
N = 130
2009-10  N = 539 2013-14  N = 391 p-value 2009-10 N = 64 2013-14 N = 66 p-value
Age (years, mean ± SD) 43 ± 21 45 ± 21 0.11 60 ± 18 63 ± 13 0.32
Male 309 (57) 216 (55) 0.55 35 (55) 43 (65) 0.28
HIV positive 19 (4) 20 (5) 0.32 0 1 (2) 1.00
Diseases site
 Pulmonary only 359 (67) 269 (69) 0.19 53 (83) 54 (82) 0.99
 Extra-Pulmonary only 100 (19) 87 (22) 0.67 11 (17) 12 (18) 0.87
 Both 80 (15) 35 (9) 0.03 5 (17) 7 (11) 0.55
Sputum culture positive 287 (53) 214 (55) 0.43 36 (56) 40 (61) 0.44
Sputum smear positive 215 (40) 161 (41) 0.15 33 (52) 32 (49) 0.68
Cavitary lesion 181 (34) 131 (34) 0.89 27 (42) 29 (44) 0.86
INH Resistant 43 (10) 26 (9) 0.99 2 (4) 4 (8) 0.42
RIF Resistant 3 (1) 6 (2) 0.70 0 1 (2) 0.47