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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants received the QFT test in the Hospital of Occupational Diseases (n = 244)

From: Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among coal workers’ pneumoconiosis patients in China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics n(%)or median(IQR)
Sex
 Male 244(100.0)
 Female 0(0.0)
Age(years) 67(64–75)
  < 60 20(8.2)
 60~ 70 125(51.2)
  ≥ 70 99(40.6)
Ethnic origin
 Ethnic Han 242(99.2)
 Other ethnic groups 2(0.8)
BMI(kg/m2) a 25.6(23.5–27.3)
 18.5~ 25 99(40.7)
  ≥ 25 144(59.3)
Highest education level
 Primary school or lower 123(50.4)
 Middle school 95(38.9)
 High school 26(10.7)
Marital status
 Married 229(93.9)
 Divorced or Widowed 15(6.1)
Personal income per month (RMB) 3050(3000–3700)
  < 3000 29(11.9)
 3000~ 4000 178(72.9)
  ≥ 4000 37(15.2)
Family income per head per month(RMB)a 4500(3500–6000)
  < 6000 137(67.2)
 6000~ 10,000 49(24.0)
  ≥ 10,000 18(8.8)
Place of Birth
 City 23(9.4)
 Countryside 221(90.6)
  1. QFT QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube, IQR interquartile range, BMI body mass index, RMB Renminbi
  2. a Sum may not equal the total because of missing data