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Table 1 Clinical and Demographic Characteristics of the Study Population

From: Polymorphisms in IL-1β, vitamin D receptor Fok1, and Toll-like receptor 2 are associated with extrapulmonary tuberculosis

Characteristic Extrapulmonary TB (n = 24) Pulmonary TB (n = 24) PPD+ (n = 57) P valuea
Age at study entry (years) 48.4
(43.6-79.4)
43.6
(40.3-53.9)
45.7
(38.8-53.3)
0.18
# Male Sex (%) 16 (67) 14 (58) 36 (63) 0.84
# Black Race (%) 18 (75) 19 (79) 49 (86) 0.46
# White Race (%) 4 (17) 4 (17) 8 (14) 0.93
# Asian Race (%) 2 (9) 1 (4) 0 (0) 0.11
BMI at study entry (kg/m2) 25.5
(23.0-29.6)
20.6
(18.2-24.0)
25.9
(22.8-30.5)
< 0.001
CD4 count at study entry 701
(565-1015)
814
(594-938)
879
(703-1114)
0.05
  1. Data are medians (inter-quartile range; IQR) except as noted.
  2. a Kruskal-Wallis test for continuous variables; Chi-square test for categorical variables.