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Table 4 Clinical characteristics of the all TB group vs non TB group

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

  All TB Non TB p value OR (95% CI)
(n = 73) (n = 3014)
General data     
 Age (year) 75.15 ± 5.68 74.12 ± 5.91 0.142 1.029 (0.991-1.069)
 Gender    <0.001*** 3.663 (2.119-6.333))
  Male 56 (76.7) 1427 (47.3)
  Female 17 (23.3) 1587 (52.7)
 BMI (kg/m2) 24.37 ± 3.94 25.46 ± 3.87 0.017* 0.923 (0.864-0.986)
 Smoking    <0.001*** 2.533 (1.576-4.070)
  Yes 31 (42.5) 678 (22.5)
  No 41 (56.2) 2271 (75.3)
 Alcohol consumption    0.001** 2.410 (1.425-4.074)
  Yes 20 (27.4) 399 (13.2)
  No 53 (72.6) 2548 (84.5)
 TB family history    <0.001*** 5.908 (2.437-14.324)
  Yes 6 (8.2) 45 (1.5)
  No 67 (91.8) 2969 (98.5)
DM status     
 Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 147.15 ± 58.64 146.15 ± 51.62 0.881 1.000 (0.996-1.005)
 HbA1c (%) 7.57 ± 1.61 7.46 ± 1.43 0.541 1.050 (0.899-1.226)
 HDL (mg/dL) 41.99 ± 11.79 45.44 ± 12.14 0.062 0.974 (0.948-1.001)
 LDL (mg/dL) 107.64 ± 35.20 96.60 ± 29.05 0.006* 1.012 (1.003-1.020)
 Triglyceride (mg/dL) 138.98 ± 75.20 137.13 ± 89.86 0.886 1.000 (0.997-1.003)
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.64 ± 1.80 1.49 ± 1.56 0.446 1.054 (0.921-1.206)
 ALT (U/L) 27.20 ± 17.82 29.52 ± 29.39 0.615 0.996 (0.982-1.011)
 DM duration (year) 10.16 ± 7.37 10.63 ± 7.59 0.606 0.992 (0.960-1.024)
Comorbidities     
 Liver cirrhosis    0.668  
  Yes 2 (2.7) 62 (2.1) 1.340 (0.321-5.585)
  No 71 (97.3) 2949 (97.8)
 Hypertension    <0.001*** 0.425 (0.266-0.679)
  Yes 32 (43.8) 1949 (64.7)
  No 41 (56.2) 1062 (35.2)
  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. All TB group: New TB group + patients with TB history.
  4. Non TB group: all participants except all TB group.
  5. *p <0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.