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Table 1 Sex and age distribution of 231 cases and 931 controls with TB, stratified by patient category, South Africa, 2002*

From: Patient- and provider-level risk factors associated with default from tuberculosis treatment, South Africa, 2002: a case-control study

   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
  1. The patient category was not documented for one case patient
  2. *One person's age was unknown