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Table 1 Demographical and clinical characteristics for HIV-positive new TB patients

From: The effect of tuberculosis and antiretroviral treatment on CD4+ cell count response in HIV-positive tuberculosis patients in Mozambique

  Registered at HIV services and record available Not registered at HIV services or record not available Total
Total 252 82 334
Sex *    
Male 107 (43%) 45 (55%) 152 (46%)
Female 144 (57%) 37 (45%) 181 (54%)
Median (IQR) age in years 32 (26–39) 33 (24.8-40.3) 32 (26–39.3)
Type of TB    
Smear-positive Pulmonary TB 156 (62%) 49 (60%) 205 (61%)
Smear-negative Pulmonary TB 79 (31%) 28 (34%) 107 (32%)
Extra Pulmonary TB 17 (7%) 5 (6%) 22 (7%)
TB Treatment outcome    
Cure and treatment completed 196 (78%) 63 (77%) 259 (78%)
Died 52 (21%) 17 (21%) 69 (21%)
Other 4 (2%) 2 (2%) 6 (2%)
ART use    
no ART during the study period 67 (27%) N/A&  
started ART before TB diagnosis 81 (32%) N/A  
started ART during TB treatment 86 (34%) N/A  
started ART after TB treatment 18 (7%) N/A  
  1. * One patient did not have the sex recorded in the TB register.
  2. † IQR = Inter Quartile Range.
  3. & N/A = Not applicable.