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Table 1 Comparison of sociodemographic, behavior and clinical characteristics of Presumed DR TB cases included and excluded in the study

From: Outcomes from patients with presumed drug resistant tuberculosis in five reference centers in Brazil

Variable Presumed DR TB cases P value
Included
N = 110
n (%)
Excluded
N = 65
n (%)
 
Demographic characteristics
 Sex
  Male 72(65.5) 44(67.7) p = 0.76
  Female 38(34.5) 21(32.3)  
 Age
   < 25 15(13.6) 12(18.5)  
  26–45 62(56.4) 34(52.3) p = 0.39
   > 45 33(30.0) 19(29.2) p = 0.49
 Marital status
  Single 78(70.9) 49(75.4)  
  Married 32(29.1) 16(24.6) p = 0.52
 Race
  White 46(41.8) 18(27.7) p = 0.06
  Non White 64(58.2) 47(72.3)  
 Schooling
   < 8 years 98(89.1) 47(72.3)  
   > 8 years 9(8.2) 14(21.5) p = 0.08
  IGN 3(2.7) 4(6.2) p = 0.17
Behaviour Characteristics
 Smoker
  Current/Ex 83(75.5) 45(69.2) p = 0.34
  Never 25(22.7) 19(29.2)  
  IGN 2(1.8) 1(1.5)  
 Alcoholism (CAGE)
  Yes 20(18.2) 13(20.0) p = 0.76
  No 90(81.8) 52(80.0)  
 Admission hospital last 2 years
  Yes 37(33.6) 26(40.0) p = 0.42
  No 72(65.5) 39(60.0)  
  IGN 1(0.9) 0  
 Admission prision last 2 years
  Yes 21(19.1) 14(21.5) p = 0.65
  No 89(80.9) 50(76.9)  
  IGN 0 1(1.5)  
 Admission in Shelters last 2 years
  Yes 8(7.3) 10(15.4) p = 0.09
  No 100(90.9) 55(84.6)  
  IGN 2(1.8) 0  
Clinical, Radiological and Laboratory Characteristics
 HIV testing result
  Positive 12(10.9) 13(20.0) p = 0.26
  Negative 61(55.5) 40(61.5)  
  IGN 37(33.6) 12(18.5)  
 Contact of pulm TB
  Yes 55(50.0) 32(49.2) p = 0.52
  No 45(40.9) 21(32.3)  
  IGN 10(9.1) 12(18.5)  
 TB in the past
  Yes 87(79.1) 47(72.3) p = 0.42
  No 22(20.0) 16(24.6)  
  IGN 1(0.9) 2(3.1)  
 Number treat in the past
  = > 3 31(28.2) 13(20.0) p = 0.34
   < 3 56(50.9) 34(52.3)  
  IGN 23(20.9) 18(27.7)  
 Form TB
  Pulmonary 85(77.3) 46(70.8) p = 1.00
  Pulmonary + Extrapulmonary 2(1.8) 1(1.5)  
  NA 23(20.9) 18(27.7)  
 Weight loss
  Yes 75(68.2) 43(66.2) p = 0.78
  No 35(31.8) 22(33.8)  
 Cough
  Yes 101(91.8) 62(95.4) p = 0.88
  No 7(6.4) 3(4.6)  
  IGN 2(1.8) 0  
 Expectoration
  Yes 95(86.4) 53(81.5) p = 0.31
  No 14(12.7) 12(18.5)  
  IGN 1(0.9) 0  
 Hemoptysis
  Yes 26(23.6) 14(21.5) p = 0.76
  No 83(75.5) 50(76.9)  
  IGN 1(0.9) 1(1.5)  
 Sweating
  Yes 68(61.8) 38(58.5) p = 0.32
  No 35(31.8) 27(41.5)  
  IGN 7(6.4) 0  
 Fever
  Yes 67(60.9) 38(58.5) p = 0.61
  No 39(35.5) 26(40.0)  
  IGN 4(3.6) 1(1.5)  
 Loss apetite
  Yes 72(65.5) 47(72.3) p = 0.43
  No 36(32.7) 18(27.7)  
  IGN 2(1.8) 0  
 Chest wheezing
  Yes 57(51.8) 33(50.8) p = 0.63
  No 46(41.8) 31(47.7)  
  IGN 7(6.4) 1(1.5)  
 Dyspneia
  Yes 74(67.3) 35(53.8) p = 0.06
  No 34(30.9) 30(46.2)  
  IGN 2(1.8) 0  
 Sneezing
  Yes 45(40.9) 24(36.9) p = 0.41
  No 59(53.6) 41(63.1)  
  IGN 6(5.5) 0  
  1. IGN ignored, NA not applicable