Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Clinicoradiological Profile of Lower Lung Field Tuberculosis Cases among Young Adult and Elderly People in a Teaching Hospital of Madhya Pradesh, India

Table 1

Clinical characteristic in lower lung field tuberculosis (LLFTB) and non-LLFTB cases.

LLFTB (215)Non-LLFTB (1921) value

Sex, male/female81/1341348/573<0.001
Age (years)
 Male0.001
 Female0.14
Cough195 (90.7%)1336 (69.5%)<0.001
 Dry26 (12.1%)307 (16%)
 Productive169 (78.6%)1029 (53.5)
Fever170 (79.1)1248 (65%)<0.001
Hemoptysis76 (35.4%)68 (4.8%)<0.001
Chest pain72 (33.5%)1050 (54.7%)<0.001
Weight loss101 (47%)1045 (54.4%)0.04
General malaise82 (38.1)936 (48.7%)0.004
Night sweat30 (14%)390 (20.3%)0.026
Anemia114 (53%)1092 (56.9%)0.28

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