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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Vitamin D and activated vitamin D in tuberculosis in equatorial Malaysia: a prospective clinical study

  Tuberculosis Controls
Number 172 95
Age in years: median (range) 29 (15–70) 28 (18–66)
Male: no. (%) 102 (59.3%) 34 (35.8%)
Malaysian: no. (%) 113/172 (65.7%) 86/95 (90.5%)
Current or ex-smoker 88/172 (51.2%) 27/95 (28.4%)
 Males 80/102 (78.4%) 23/34 (67.7%)
 Females 8/70 (11.4%), 4/61 (6.6%)
Body mass index (kg/m2): mean (range) 18.0 (9.95-31.1) 24.2 (16.1-37.2)
HIV positive: no. (%) 3/172 (1.7%) -
Microscopy grade ≥2 plus: no. (%) 118/175 (67.4%) -
 Males 75/103 (72.8%)  
 Females 43/72 (59.7%)  
Time to culture positivity in days: mean (standard deviation) 13.5 (3.9) -
Radiological severity:   
 Cavitary disease 94/144 (65.2%) -
 Score: mean (standard deviation) 69.9 (34.5)  
  Males 74.8 (33.7)  
  Females 61.4 (35.4)