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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of final 1354 subjects

From: Pretreatment chest x-ray severity and its relation to bacterial burden in smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis

Baseline characteristic N (%) Median IQR (1st, 3rd quartile)
Age (years)   31.6 24.1, 41.9
Sex
 Male 959 (70.8%)   
 Female 395 (29.2%)
Ethnicity
 African 924 (68.2%)   
 Asian 430 (31.8%)
Diabetes
 Yes 69 (5%)   
 No 1285 (95%)
HIV
 Yes 104 (7.7%)   
 No 1250 (92.3%)
Albumin (g/L)   34 30, 38
Body mass index (kg/m2)   18.5 16.9, 20.3
Grade 3+ tuberculosis symptoms    
 0 1271 (93.9%)   
 1 60 (4.4%)
 2 16 (1.2%)
 3 7 (0.5%)
 4 1 (0.07%)
Time to positivity (hours)   117 89, 153
Cavity    
Yes 1049 (77.5%)
No 305 (22.5%)
Average area affected (%)   18.13 11.25, 27.5