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Table 1 Distribution of demographic and microbial characteristics among 294 pulmonary and 103 extrapulmonary TB cases diagnosed in Malatya, Turkey between January 1st, 2001 and December 31st, 2007.

From: Demographic and microbial characteristics of extrapulmonary tuberculosis cases diagnosed in Malatya, Turkey, 2001-2007

  Number of cases (%) ρ Value
  Pulmonary (n = 294) Extrapulmonary (n = 103)  
Age (years)    < 0.01
   0-15 36 (12.24) 15 (14.56)  
   16-30 87 (29.59) 25 (24.27)  
   31-45 68 (23.13) 19 (18.45)  
   46-60 33 (11.22) 27 (26.21)  
   ≥ 61 18 (6.12) 11 (10.68)  
   Unknown 52 (17.69) 6 (5.83)  
Gender 0.11
   Male 183 (62.24) 55 (53.40)  
   Female 111 (37.76) 48 (46.60)  
Drug Resistance 0.37
   Any Drug Resistance 88 (29.93) 26 (25.25)  
   Susceptible 206 (70.07) 77 (74.76)  
IS 6110 Copies    0.66
   ≤ 5 copies 75 (25.51) 24 (23.30)  
   > 5 copies 219 (74.49) 79 (76.70)  
Spoligotype Superfamily 0.20
   T 131 (44.56) 53 (51.46)  
   Lam 63 (21.43) 14 (13.59)  
   H 43 (14.63) 13 (12.62)  
   Undefined 35 (11.90) 18 (17.48)  
   Other 22 (7.48) 5 (4.55)  
Cluster < 0.01
   Clustered 112 (38.10) 20 (19.42)  
   Unique 182 (61.90) 83 (80.58)