Table 1

Demographic characteristics of patients with culture confirmed tuberculosis between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2006, Tarrant County, Texas.

Demographic Characteristic

Male

Female

Total

N (%)

N (%)

N (%)


Mortality Status

Alive

109 (89)

52 (96)

161 (91)

Dead

14 (11)

2 (4)

16 (9)

Disease Site

Pulmonary

113 (92)

42 (78)

155 (88)

Extra-pulmonary

10 (8)

12 (22)

22 (12)

Age groups

0-4

2 (2)

5 (9)

7 (4)

5-14

0

0

0

15-29

17 (14)

10 (19)

27 (15)

30-44

33 (27)

20 (37)

53 (30)

45-59

43 (35)

11 (20)

54 (31)

60-69

15 (12)

4 (7)

19 (11)

70-79

10 (8)

3 (6)

13 (7)

80+

3 (2)

1 (2)

4 (2)

Racial Groups

Caucasian

33 (27)

11 (20)

44 (25)

Hispanic

32 (26)

13 (24)

45 (25)

African-American

31 (25)

10 (18)

41 (23)

Asians, Africans, Indians, Others

27 (22)

20 (37)

47 (27)

HIV# status

Negative

99 (80)

47 (87)

146 (83)

Positive

17 (14)

3 (6)

20 (11)

Unknown

7 (6)

4 (7)

11 (6)

Country of Birth

USA born

67 (55)

21 (39)

88 (50)

Foreign-born

56 (45)

33 (61)

89 (50)

Total

123 (100)

54 (100)

177 (100)


#HIV = Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Pasipanodya et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:259   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-259

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