Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients included in the study.

OriginPatientsHIVTBAge (y)GenderPrevious treatment
(medical or surgical)
Treatment at INMI
(medical or surgical)

(%)HIV-
(%)
HIV unknown
(%)
Active TB
(%)
Past TB
(%)
Radiological signs of probable past TB
(%)*
Median (IQR)F
(%)
(%) (%)

Italy18 (64.3)3 (16.7)15 (83.3)1 (5.5)1 (5.5)55.5 (41.5–72)10 (55.6)3 (16.7)14 (77.8)
 Central9 (50)1 (33.3)8 (53.3)1 (100)4 (40)8 (57.1)
 Southern3 (16.7)1 (33.3)2 (13.4)1 (100)3 (30)1 (33.3)1 (7.2)
 Islands6 (33.3)1 (33.3)5 (33.3)3 (30)2 (66.7)5 (35.7)
Eastern Europe7 (25)1 (14.3)6 (85.7)28 (19–39)4 (57.1)3 (42.8)5 (71.4)
Romania4 (57.1)1 (100)3 (50)2 (50)1 (33.3)3 (60)
Other 3 (42.9)3 (50)2 (50)2 (66.7)2 (40)
Asia1 (3.6)1 (100)1 (100)49
Africa2 (7.1)2 (100)1 (50)43.5 (43-44)2 (100)1 (50)2 (100)

Total28 (100)5 (17.9)23 (82.1)1 (3.6)1 (3.6)2 (8.3)45 (38.5–66.5)16 (57.1)7 (25)21 (75)

: number; TB: tuberculosis; IQR: interquartile range; F: female; y: year. *radiological signs of “probable past TB” evaluated in 24 patients.