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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Increased vitamin D receptor expression from macrophages after stimulation with M. tuberculosis among persons who have recovered from extrapulmonary tuberculosis

Clinical Characteristics Extrapulmonary
(N = 12)
Pulmonary TB
(N = 20)
Latent TB Infection
(N = 20)
Uninfected
(N = 21)
P-value
Age in years 41 (31, 61) 58 (44, 66) 44 (32, 54) 49 (32, 53) 0.06
Female sex (%) 5 (42) 6 (30) 15 (75) 12 (57) 0.03
Black race (%) 3 (25) 3 (15) 12 (60) 8 (38) < 0.01
Hispanic ethnicity (%) 3 (25) 2 (10) 3 (15) 0 (0) 0.10
Foreign born (%) 8 (67) 2 (10) 4 (20) 1 (5) < 0.01
Alcohol use (4 or more times/week) 3 (25) 12 (60) 7 (35) 11 (52) 0.19
Tobacco use (≥10 cigarettes/day) 2 (17) 12 (60) 5 (25) 2 (10) < 0.01
Months from treatment completion to blood draw 30.2 (10.7, 68.7) 22.3 (8.7, 32.4) 12 (12, 12)a N/A 0.35
WBC (per mm3) 7.4 (5.5, 8.4) 7.1 (5.4, 9.8) 6.7 (5.7, 8.8) 7.8 (5.9, 9.6) 0.80
Monocytes (per mm3) 6.5 (6.0, 8.5) 6.0 (5.0, 8.0) 6.0 (5.6, 7.0) 6.0 (5.0, 7.6) 0.79
CD4+ lymphocytes (per mm3) 1021 (713, 1263) 994 (573, 1135) 1152 (990, 1447) 1285 (948, 1432) 0.08
CD8+ lymphocytes (per mm3) 562 (375, 647) 583 (311, 761) 622 (461, 856) 540 (362, 635) 0.68
  1. Values are presented as number (%) for categorical variables and median (inter-quartile range) for continuous variables
  2. P-values are from the Fisher’s Exact test for differences in proportions for categorical variables, and the Kruskall-Wallis test for differences in the distribution of continuous variables
  3. aThree participants with LTBI were documented to have completed treatment