Table 4

Proportion of tuberculosis patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis, Tennessee, 2000-2006, stratified by race

Site of Tuberculosis

Black Men (n=631)

Black Women (n=303)

p-valuea

Non-Black Men (n=784)

Non-Black Women (n=399)

p-valuea


Extrapulmonary

177 (28.1)

117 (38.6)

0.001

165 (21.1)

98 (24.6)

0.17


Lymphatic

57 (9.0)

64 (21.1)

< 0.001

33 (4.2)

25 (6.3)

0.12


NOTE. Data are presented as number(%) unless otherwise noted.

aChi-square test.

Fiske et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-16

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