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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients and controls

From: Variants in toll-like receptor 9 gene influence susceptibility to tuberculosis in a Mexican population

  TB Patients Controls  
(N = 90) (N = 90) P value*
Age 46.9 ± 17.8 42.9 ± 15.9 ns
Gender    
  M (%) 38 (42.2) 32 (35.5) ns
  F (%) 52 (57.7) 58 (64.4) ns
Comorbidities    
Type 2 Diabetes n (%) 16/90 (17.7) 0/90 (0) <0.05
Systemic hypertension n (%) 4/90 (4.5) 2/90 (2.2) ns
Immunodeficiency n (%) 1/90 (1.4) 0/90 (0) ns
Autoimmunity n (%) 1/90 (1.4) 0/90 (0) ns
  1. Data are expressed as means ± SD, means and percentage or n and percentage.
  2. *Comparisons of the continuous variables among groups were performed using the Mann–Whitney-Wilcoxon test, whereas the X2 test was used to compare frequencies.