Characteristic [mean, (SD)]^{c}

HIV positive with TB (n=31)

HIV negative with TB (n=32)

HIV positive without TB (n=38)

HIV negative without TB (n=30)



Men (n=10)

Women (n=21)

Men (n=18)

Women (n=14)

Men (n=17)

Women (n=21)

Men (n=16)

Women (n=14)


Age in yrs

30.9 (4.6)

29.2 (5.9)

26.0 (7.3)

26.3 (4.6)

34.7 (6.5)

29.7 (8.4)^{b}

22.4 (3.2)

24.3 (5.4)

BMI kg/m^{2}

18.4 (1.7)

18.6 (3.0)

18.2 (2.0)

20.3 (4.3)

21.2 (2.2)

24.2 (4.6)^{b}

21.6 (2.3)

23.7 (2.8)^{b}

LMI in kg/m^{2}

16.6 (1.3)

15.4 (0.9)^{b}

16.6 (1.5)

16.1 (0.9)

18.3 (1.2)

16.6 (1.2)^{a}

18.6 (1.4)

16.6 (1.1)^{a}

FMI in kg/m2

1.8 (0.6)

3.3 (2.1)

1.6 (0.8)

4.6 (3.6)^{a}

3.2 (1.2)

7.6 (3.7)^{a}

2.9 (1.0)

7.1 (2.1)^{a}

Severity TBscore

6.5 (1.5)

5.6 (2.6)

6.8 (2.3)

5.9 (2.4)










^{a}pvalue <0.001, ^{b}pvalue <0.05. ^{c}Characteristic values are means ± standard deviation (SD)BMI = body mass index, LMI = lean mass index, FMI = fat mass index, SD = standard deviation.