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Table 1 Basic demographic and clinical features of participants

From: Evaluation of digital PCR assay in detection of M.tuberculosis IS6110 and IS1081 in tuberculosis patients plasma

Characteristics Total TB patients (n = 155) Total HC (n = 106)
  Bilateral TB (n = 111)
  a Extrapulmonary TB (n = 56)
- tuberculous Pleurisy (n = 19)
- lymphoid tuberculosis (n = 18)
- bone tuberculosis(n = 8)
- tuberculous meningitis (n = 6)
- intestinal tuberculosis (n = 5)
  a Disseminated TB (n = 16)
Median age ± SD (range) 39.9 ± 16.4 (20–79) 24.1 ± 6.9 (18–44)
Gender (male/female) 98/57 61/45
Smokers/Non-smokers 59/96 38/68
  1. TB tuberculosis, HC healthy control
  2. a, represents pulmonary tuberculosis associated with other disease features