Table 1

Baseline characteristics of study sample (n =37)
Sociodemograpic
Age, mean (sd) 52 (12.0)
Gender, n (%)
  Male 34 (91.9)
  Female 3 (8.1)
Race, n (%)
  Han 36 (97.3)
  Other 1(2.7)
Education, n (%)
  Senior high school or lower 31 (83.8)
  Junior College and college 6 (16.2)
Marriage Status, n (%)
  Married 28 (75.7)
  Widowed/divorced/single 9 (24.3)
Employed, n (%)a
  Employed 18 (48.6)
  Retired/Unable to work/unemployed/other 16 (43.2)
PTB-related Admission Symptoms, n (%)
  Cough+ 35 (94.6)
  Cough- 2 (5.4)
  Expectoration+ 33 (89.2)
  Expectoration- 4 (10.8)
  Hemoptysis+ 11 (29.7)
  Hemoptysis- 26 (70.3)
  Fever+ 18 (48.6)
  Fever- 19(51.4)
  Weak+ 28(75.7)
  Weak- 9(24.3)
  Night sweat+ 19(51.4)
  Night sweat- 18(48.6)
  Thoracalgia+ 8(21.6)
  Thoracalgia- 29(78.4)
  Chest stufly+ 20(54.1)
  Chest stufly- 17(45.9)
PTB-related CT pathology, n (%)
  Pulmonary cavity + 27(73)
  Pulmonary cavity – 10(27)
  Pulmonary infiltration+ 1(2.7)
  Pulmonary infiltration- 36(97.3)
Admission Biochemical index
  FPG, mmol/L(mean,sd) 12.19, 3.30
  LDL-C, mmol/L (mean,sd) 2.42, 0.63
  TC, mmol/L (M, interquartile range) 4.29, 0.85
  TG, mmol/L (M, interquartile range) 1.66, 0.79
  HDL-C, mmol/L (mean,sd) 1.21, 0.29
BMIb, n (%)
  <16 1(2.7)
 16~16.9 0 (0)
  17~18.4 5(13.5)
  18.5~24.99 28(75.5)
  25~29.99 3(8.1)
  >30 0(0)

a missing data.

b<16: severe wasting; 16~16.9: moderate wasting; 17~18.4: mild wasting; 18.5~24.99: normal; 25~29.99: overweight; ≥ 30: obesity.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:104   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-104

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