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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of 139 multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients

From: Factors affecting time to sputum culture conversion and treatment outcome of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China

Variable Median (IQR) No. (%)
Gender
 Male   99 (71.4)
 Female   40 (28.6)
Age, years 51.0 (35.8–60.0)  
 ≤ 51   71 (51.1)
 > 51   68 (48.9)
Weight, kilograms 60.0 (53.0–65.0)  
 ≤ 60   79 (56.8)
 > 60   60 (43.2)
Occupation
 Peasant   44 (31.7)
 Worker   18 (13.0)
 Unemployed   61 (43.9)
 Others&   16 (11.5)
Smoking
 Yes   65 (46.8)
 No   72 (51.8)
 Missing   2 (1.4)
Drinking
 Yes   26 (18.7)
 No   86 (61.9)
 Missing   27 (19.4)
Lung cavitation
 Yes   72 (51.8)
 No   62 (44.6)
 Missing   3 (2.2)
Lung lesions
 Yes   129 (92.8)
 No   3 (2.2)
 Missing   7 (5.0)
Resistant to ofloxacin
 Yes   42 (58.3)
 No   81 (30.2)
 Missing   16 (11.5)
Resistant to Kanamycin
 Yes   15 (10.8)
 No   103 (74.1)
 Missing   21 (15.1)
Sputum smear grade
 ≤ 1   51 (36.7)
 > 1   87 (62.6)
 Missing   1 (0.7)
  1. Abbreviations: No. number IQR interquartile range. & including civil servants, teachers, students etc