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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the study groups

From: Impact of nucleic acid amplification test on pulmonary tuberculosis notifications and treatments in Taiwan: a 7-year single-center cohort study

Basic profile Group A Group B P value
Notified cases 482 cases 185 cases  
Mean age (y) 65.7 ± 18.0 62.4 ± 20.1 0.051b
Age groups
 0–18 (y) 8 (1.7%) 2 (1.1%) 0.125a
 19–64 (y) 188 (39.0%) 88 (47.6%)  
 ≥65 (y) 286 (59.3%) 95 (51.3%)  
Male/female 299 cases/183 cases 119 cases/66 cases 0.647a
  1. aUsing Chi-squared or Fisher’s exact tests (two-tailed)
  2. bUsing Wilcoxon rank-sum test
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