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Table 1 Study participant characteristics

From: Development and validation of a prognostic score during tuberculosis treatment

Characteristics Included patients
N = 2250 (%)
Excluded patients
N = 1119 (%)
p
Gender
 Male 1286 (57.2) 742 (66.3) <0.001
 Female 964 (42.8) 377 (33.7)  
Age, mean (SD) 35.8 (12.7) 36.7 (13.4) 0.144
Initial hospitalization
 Yes 1363 (60.6) 495 (45.3) <0.001
 No 887 39.4) 597 (54.7)  
Clinical form
 PTB+ 1527 (67.9) 724 (64.9) 0.008
 PTB− 210 (9.3) 143 (12.8)  
 ETB 513 (22.8) 248 (22.2)  
Type of patient
 New cases 2119 (94.2) 1037 (92.7) 0.129
 Retreatment 106 (4.7) 71 (6.3)  
 Other 25 (1.1) 11 (1.0)  
  1. SD standard deviation, PTB+ smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis, PTB- smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis, ETB extra-pulmonary tuberculosis