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

From: Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis and its contribution to TB burden

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)
  1. #HIV = Human Immunodeficiency Virus