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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the new TB group and control group

From: Screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in type 2 diabetes elderly: a cross-sectional study in a community hospital

  New TB Control p value OR (95% CI)
(n = 12) (n = 3075)
General data    0.583 1.026 (0.935-1.126)
 Age (year) 75.08 ± 3.99 74.14 ± 5.91
 Gender    0.029* 5.438 (1.19-24.859)
  Male 10 (83.3) 1473 (47.9)
  Female 2 (16.7) 1602 (52.1)
 BMI (kg/m2) 23.81 ± 5.53 25.44 ± 3.86 0.140 0.882 (0.747-1.042)
 Smoking    0.009** 4.601 (1.456-14.541)
  Yes 7 (58.3) 702 (22.8)
  No 5 (41.7) 2307 (75.0)
 Alcohol consumption    0.274 2.077 (0.560-7.703)
  Yes 3 (25.0) 416 (13.5)
  No 9 (75.0) 2592 (84.3)
DM status    0.179 1.006 (0.997-1.014)
 Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 166.35 ± 73.91 146.08 ± 51.67
 HbA1c (%) 7.71 ± 1.56 7.46 ± 1.44 0.573 1.112 (0.769-1.608)
 HDL (mg/dL) 41.00 ± 10.08 45.38 ± 12.15 0.378 0.966 (0.895-1.043)
 LDL (mg/dL) 87.40 ± 20.23 96.86 ± 29.25 0.469 0.988 (0.956-1.021)
 Triglyceride (mg/dL) 186.00 ± 143.61 137.02 ± 88.36 0.162 1.002 (0.999-1.006)
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.39 ± 0.51 1.49 ± 1.56 0.824 0.951 (0.609-1.485)
 ALT (U/L) 27.57 ± 12.84 29.48 ± 29.24 0.862 0.997 (0.965-1.030)
 DM duration (year) 13.00 ± 9.18 10.61 ± 7.58 0.278 1.037 (0.971-1.106)
Comorbidities     
 Liver cirrhosis    0.004** 9.710 (2.084-45.24)
  Yes 2 (16.7) 62 (2.0)
  No 10 (83.3) 3010 (97.8)
 Hypertension    0.310 0.555 (0.179-1.726)
  Yes 6 (50.0) 1975 (64.2)
  No 6 (50.0) 1097 (35.7)
Symptoms (Score)     
 Total score ≥ 5    0.765 1.368 (0.176-10.654)
  Yes 1 (8.3) 185 (6.0)
  No 11 (91.7) 2784 (90.5)
 Cough ≥ 2 wks (score =2)    0.146 0.218 (0.028-1.694)
  Yes 1 (8.3) 872 (28.4)
  No 11 (91.7) 2095 (68.1)
 Sputum (score =2)    0.500 1.513 (0.454-5.039)
  Yes 4 (33.3) 737 (24.0)
  No 8 (66.7) 2230 (72.5)
 Chest pain (score =1)    0.994 0.992 (0.128-7.718)
  Yes 1 (8.3) 249 (8.1)
  No 11 (91.7) 2718 (88.4)
 Anorexia (score =1)    0.639 1.439 (0.314-6.595)
  Yes 2 (16.7) 362 (11.8)
  No 10 (83.3) 2605 (84.7)
 BW loss (score =1)    0.001** 6.997 (2.245-21.809)
 Yes 6 (50.0) 371 (12.1)
 No 6 (50.0) 2596 (84.4)
  1. Data are n (%) unless indicated.
  2. Abbreviation: BMI: body mass index; DM: diabetes mellitus; HbA1c: glycated hemoglobin; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; ALT: alanine aminotransferase.
  3. New TB group: screening confirmed TB + under treatment TB.
  4. Control group = all participants except new TB.
  5. *p <0.05, **p < 0.01.