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Table 1 Body composition and severity of disease among HIV positive and HIV negative individuals with/without tuberculosis

From: Low nutrient intake among adult women and patients with severe tuberculosis disease in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

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/m2 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/m2 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) - - - -
  1. ap-value <0.001, bp-value <0.05. cCharacteristic values are means ± standard deviation (SD)BMI = body mass index, LMI = lean mass index, FMI = fat mass index, SD = standard deviation.