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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Screening toll-like receptor markers to predict latent tuberculosis infection and subsequent tuberculosis disease in a Chinese population

Characteristics TB ( n  = 109) No. (%) LTBI ( n  = 225) No. (%) HC ( n  = 422) No. (%) χ 2 /ANOVA TB.vs.LTBI χ 2 /ANOVA LTBI.vs.HC
Age, mean ± SD, (yrs) 45 ± 12.6 45 ± 16.5 45 ± 18.7 0.99 0.96
15~ 16(14.7) 34(15.1) 63(14.9) 1.00 1.00
30~ 27(24.8) 56(24.9) 105(24.9)   
45~ 45(41.2) 92(40.9) 173(41.0))   
60~ 21(19.3) 43(19.1) 81(19.2)   
Male 74(67.9) 152(67.6) 285(67.5) 0.951 1.000
BCG vaccination 95(87.2) 214(95.1) 405(96.0) 0.01a 0.99
  1. LTBI: latent tuberculosis infection; HC, health controls. SD, standard deviation.
  2. ap < 0.05.