Table 1

Sex and age distribution of 231 cases and 931 controls with TB, stratified by patient category, South Africa, 2002*

New Patients (n = 926)

Re-treatment Patients (n = 236)


Factor

Cases (n = 160)

Controls (n = 766)

Stratum specific OR

(95% CI)

Cases (n = 71)

Controls(n = 165)

Stratum specific OR

95% CI


Sex

Male

100/160

398/766

1.5 (1.1-2.2)

54/71

118/165

1.3 (0.6-2.3)


Female

60/160

368/766

1.0

17/71

47/165

1.0


Median age

30

34

p = 0.001

33

39

p = 0.003


The patient category was not documented for one case patient

*One person's age was unknown

Finlay et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-56

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