TABLE 1

Clinical and demographic factors of 207 patients treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

CharacteristicValuea (n = 207)
Female69 (33.3)
Age, yrb50.1 ± 16.9
Prior tuberculosis treatment72 (34.8)
Pulmonary cavity56 (27.1)
Severe pulmonary disease on CXR35 (16.9)
Extra pulmonary tuberculosis36 (17.4)
Comorbidities58 (28.0)
    Cardiovascular disease33 (15.9)
    Diabetes mellitus23 (11.1)
  • a Data are presented as number (percent) unless otherwise specified.

  • b Continuous variable; means ± standard deviations are presented.