TABLE 1

Baseline demographic information for Indian patients with pulmonary TB, comparing those with diabetes to those without diabetes

CharacteristicValues for patients with:P value
No DM (n = 142)DM (n = 101)
Median (IQR) age (yr)26.0 (23.0, 35.0)48.0 (40.0, 55.0)<0.001
No. (%) of patients by sex
    Male86 (60.6)78 (77.2)0.006
    Female56 (39.4)23 (22.8)
Median (IQR) wt (kg)45.0 (38.9, 49.0)50.8 (44.0, 60.0)<0.001
Median (IQR) ht (cm)160.0 (152.0, 166.0)160.0 (152.0, 165.0)0.61
Median (IQR) BMIa17.0 (15.6, 19.1)20.5 (18.0, 23.5)<0.001
Median (IQR) HbA1c value (%)5.6 (5.3, 5.9)8.9 (6.8, 11.6)<0.001
No. (%) of patients with the following bacterial burden:
    High18 (12.9)9 (9.4)
    Medium54 (38.6)47 (49.0)0.33
    Low47 (33.6)25 (26.0)
    Very low19 (13.6)15 (15.6)
No. (%) of patients with cavitary disease:
    No70 (55.1)38 (48.7)0.37
    Yes57 (44.9)40 (51.3)
No. (%) of patients with:
    Infiltrate
    Unilateral19 (15.1)11 (14.7)0.54
    Bilateral105 (83.3)64 (85.3)
    Unknown2 (1.6)0 (0.0)
No. (%) of patients with pleural disease
    No105 (82.7)71 (91.0)0.096
    Yes22 (17.3)7 (9.0)
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