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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Using simultaneous amplification and testing method for evaluating the treatment outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis

Variable New PTB (n = 200) Previously treated (n = 177) Total (n = 377)
Men (n [%]) 135 (67.5) 127 (71.75) 262
Women (n [%]) 65 (32.5) 50 (28.25) 115
Age (y) (median) (range) 44.6 ± 17.7 47.4 ± 19.7 46.4 ± 17.5
Body mass index (median) (range) 19.1 (13–27) 18.9 (13–27)  
Cured cases 173 139 312
Failed cases 27 38 65