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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the elderly and non-elderly PTB patients, Shandong Province, China, 2005–2017

From: Population aging and trends of pulmonary tuberculosis incidence in the elderly

Characteristics Age ≥ 60 y, no. (%), n = 77,192 Age < 60 y, no. (%), n = 162,515 Total OR (95% CI), n = 239,707 p value
Total 77,192(32.20) 162,515(67.80) 239,707 <0.001
Sex
 Male 59,284(76.80) 107,624(66.22) 1.688(1.656–1.722) <0.001
 Female 17,908(23.20) 54,891(33.78)   
Stratum
 Rural 70,288(91.06) 121,729(74.90) 3.411(3.320–3.505) <0.001
 Urban 6904(8.94) 40,786(25.10)   
Ethnic group
 Han 77,092(99.87) 161,786(99.55) 3.474(2.818–4.282) <0.001
 Other 100(0.13) 729(0.45)   
Patients type
 Bacteriologically confirmed PTB 39,958(51.76) 76,280(46.94) 1.213(1.193–1.234) <0.001
 Clinically diagnosed PTB 37,234(48.24) 86,235(53.06)   
Geographical location
 Jinan 6336(8.21) 15,354(9.45)   
 Yantai 7213(9.34) 20,914(12.87)   
 Weifang 8281(10.73) 23,486(14.45)   
 Linyi 23,078(29.90) 40,330(24.82)   
 Dezhou 8837(11.45) 16,771(10.32)   
 Liaocheng 12,352(16.0) 22,639(13.93)   
 Jining 11,095(14.37) 23,021(14.17)   <0.001
  1. OR Odds ratio, PTB Pulmonary tuberculosis
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