Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 1 Demographics of subjects included in the study

From: Upregulation of miR-196b-5p attenuates BCG uptake via targeting SOCS3 and activating STAT3 in macrophages from patients with long-term cigarette smoking-related active pulmonary tuberculosis

Group LCS-PTB (n = 28) N-PTB (n = 22) HV (n = 20)
Age, years 43.33 ± 2.19 41.17 ± 2.71 39.92 ± 2.68
Male/female 18/10 14/8 12/8
AFB smear-positive, n (%) 28 (100) 22 (100) 0 (0)
Smoking (ever), ≥ 7 years, n (%) 28 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
New/Relapsed, n/n 15/13 12/10
Fever, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
TST, ≥ 10 mm, n (%) 28 (100) 22 (100) 0 (0)
ATD treatment 28 (100) 22 (100) 0 (0)
  1. TST tuberculin skin test, AFB acid-fast bacilli, ATD anti-tuberculosis drug